Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

  • [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] — Bus Industry

    28 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That the sitting be now adjourned.—[Mr Newmark .]

  • Care (Older People)

    31 speeches

    Thank you very much, Mr Streeter, for calling me to speak. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship for, I believe, the first time, which is an honour. I am grateful for the opportunity...

  • Energy Powers (Wales)

    14 speeches

    Prynhawn da, Mrs Main. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship. I appreciate the opportunity to open this debate on the Government’s policy on devolution of energy planning powers...

  • Special Needs Education

    3 speeches

    I shall begin by declaring an interest. I am patron of Diverse Abilities Plus, a Dorset charity that, among a range of activities, runs Langside school. I have a long acquaintance with the...

  • Palestinian State (UN Membership)

    28 speeches

    I am very grateful, Mrs Main, to have the opportunity to debate this very important and timely issue. I thank the Minister for being with us today; I realise that since he has been in government,...

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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.

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