Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 29 June 2010

  • [Mr George Howarth in the Chair]

    1 speech

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

  • Housing Need (London)

    36 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr Howarth. You will be aware that we have just lost an hour and a half of precious parliamentary debating time because of the failure of the hon. Member for Gloucester...

  • [Mr Mike Hancock in the Chair]

    22 speeches

    We have heard some excellent speeches from Opposition Members this morning, and I hope that we will hear more. I will try to be brief. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Islington...

  • Low Educational Attainment

    14 speeches

    I do not intend today to give the Minister a big work load today, but I want to lay down a marker. I thank Catch22, Save the Children, the Child Poverty Action Group and Michele Sutton, the...

  • North Wales Economy

    25 speeches

    This afternoon, I hope to illustrate the progress that has been made under 13 years of a Labour Government in the economy of north Wales, how fragile that economy is, and how threatened it is by...

  • Western Balkans

    2 speeches

    I spent most of last week in Kosovo and in Bosnia and Herzegovina as a member of the Defence and Security Committee of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, alongside members of the Assembly's...

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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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