Westminster Hall and Committees

Westminster Hall is the second Chamber of the House of Commons which holds debates on national and local issues.

This chapter explores the work that takes place in Westminster Hall and in public bill and select committees.

Find out more by watching the next chapter – Working for You.

Want to find out more?

Anyone can visit the House of Commons while it is in session and see it in action. You can:

You can also watch the debates or committee sessions online

Select Committees in the House of Commons

You can also watch our short film about select committees in the House of Commons: their role and impact, what it's like to be a witness and how you can get involved.