Thursday, 8 January 2015
[Relevant documents: First Report of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee session 2014-15: Winter floods 2013-14, HC 240 2014-15, and the Government Response, HC 701 2014-15.] 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.