Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 2 February 2010

  • [Mr. Edward O'Hara in the Chair] — Population and Immigration

    49 speeches

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

  • Thameslink

    36 speeches

    I am pleased to have secured this Adjournment debate about planned major improvements to a transport route that is of considerable importance not only to many of my constituents in Bedford and...

  • [Ann Winterton in the Chair]

    15 speeches

    I have a crucial question for the Minister: can he give us a clear indication of when the contract will be awarded? Derby is a centre of rail expertise. Perhaps it is also, to a degree, a centre...

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    12 speeches

    I am delighted to have the opportunity of introducing this short debate on an incredibly important subject. I have been involved with multiple sclerosis issues for many years now. I am chairman...

  • Education Maintenance Allowance

    5 speeches

    I am delighted to have secured the debate and to have the opportunity to exchange views with my hon. Friend the Minister. I look forward to hearing his comments on the wider issues that I shall...

  • Schools Funding (Cornwall)

    12 speeches

    Thank you, Lady Winterton. It is nice to get the leeway of a few extra minutes. That is very welcome. I want to speak about an issue that has been of great significance to me for the 23 years...

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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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