Thursday, 22 January 2015
[Relevant documents: Third Report from the Energy and Climate Change Committee Session 2014-15: The Green Deal: Watching Brief (part 2), HC 348, and the Government response thereto, HC 882]....
[Relevant documents: First Report from the Justice Committee Session 2014-15: Crime Reduction Policies: a co-ordinated approach?, HC 307, and the Government Response, Cm 8918.]
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.