Thursday, 15 September 2011
[Relevant documents: Third Report of the Science and Technology Committee, Session 2010-12, HC 498, Government responses HC 1042 and HC 1139, and oral evidence of 15 June 2011, HC 1059-i] Motion...
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.