Westminster Hall debates: 5 April 2011

06 April 2011

Westminster Hall debates provide MPs an opportunity to debate local or national issues and to receive a response from a government Minister

Watch and read the views expressed by MPs during the debates via Parliament TV and Commons Hansard. Also, find more information about current parliamentary material in the Topics section on the Parliament website.

9.30-11.00 - BBC local radio

Thérèse Coffey, Conservative MP for Suffolk Coastal, moved a debate on BBC local radio which received an answer from Edward Vaizey, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport.

11.00-12.30 – Advice Centres (Barnsley and Sheffield)

Angela Smith Labour MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge, moved a debate on Advice Centres in Barnsley and Sheffield which received an answer from Edward Davey, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.

2.30-4.00 – Groceries Code Adjudicator

Gavin Williamson, Conservative MP for South Staffordshire, moved a debate on the Groceries Code Adjudicator which received an answer from Edward Davey, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.

4.00-4.30 – Net Neutrality

Dominic Raab, Conservative MP for Esher and Walton, moved a debate on protection of competition in the online marketplace and the neutrality of search engines, which received an answer from Edward Vaizey, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport.

4.30-5.00 - Library Services (South Manchester)

John Leech, Liberal Democrat MP for Manchester, Withington, moved a debate on library services in South Manchester which received an answer from Edward Vaizey, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport.

Westminster Hall debates

Westminster Hall adjournment debates allow MPs to discuss issues of local or personal interest which rarely have time to be debated in the main Chamber of the House of Commons. MPs can discuss a variety of issues and receive a response from a government Minister.

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