Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

  • [Hywel Williams in the Chair] — Rohingya Communities

    25 speeches

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

  • Domestic Violence

    40 speeches

    Thank you for allowing me to open the debate, Mr Williams, and it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship. I am grateful for the opportunity to debate an important topic that, sadly, I...

  • [Mr Edward Leigh in the Chair]

    8 speeches

    The hon. Member for Blackpool North and Cleveleys said that he did not want the debate to become a list of statistics being trotted round the course and, as in all things, I respect him for that....

  • Whistleblowing

    12 speeches

    It is a pleasure to see you in the Chair, Mr Leigh. I welcome the Minister to her position and I hope she finds her time in government interesting. I have no doubt that the experience will be...

  • Diabetes (Care in Schools)

    10 speeches

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Leigh. I thank Mr Speaker for selecting this important debate on type 1 diabetes in schools. I congratulate the Minister on his promotion in...

  • UK and Welsh Governments (Finance)

    16 speeches

    It is a pleasure to speak under your chairmanship, Mr Leigh. I welcome the new Minister at the Wales Office to his place. His role recently has perforce been one surrounded by a deep silence. I...

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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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