Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

  • [Mr. Roger Gale in the Chair] — Microfinance

    19 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That the sitting be now adjourned.-(Mr. Blizzard.)

  • Horn of Africa

    34 speeches

    I am grateful for the opportunity to raise this important matter in the House. The security of the Horn of Africa is critical for wider geopolitical stability in Africa, the middle east and here...

  • Air Passenger Duty (Caribbean)

    6 speeches

    I welcome the opportunity to have this short debate on a subject of great concern to members of the Afro-Caribbean community in my constituency. Let me make it clear at the start that I am not...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    11 speeches

    I am grateful for the opportunity to have this debate on the finances and capabilities of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. As we know, last week the financial health of the Foreign Office was...

  • 2012 Olympic Legacy

    8 speeches

    Thank you, Mr. Caton, for allowing this debate on the UK school games and the 2012 Olympic legacy. A quiet revolution has been going on in this country in school sports, particularly over the...

What is this?

Opened in December 1999, Westminster Hall is aimed at fostering a new style of debate. Sessions are open to all MPs, who sit in a horseshoe arrangement which is meant to encourage constructive rather than confrontational debate.

The meetings are presided over by a Deputy Speaker and there are no votes.

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