Westminster Hall Debates: 7 June 2011

08 June 2011

Westminster Hall debates provide MPs an opportunity to debate local or national issues and when an MP secures a debate, issues raised are responded to by a government Minister.

Watch and read the views expressed by MPs during the debates on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard.

9.30-11.00 – Dairy Farming

Debate moved by Daniel Poulter, Conservative MP for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich. It received an answer from Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, James Paice.

11.00-12.30 – Future of Heritage Assets

Debate moved by Stella Creasy, Labour/Co-op MP for Walthamstow. It received an answer from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, John Penrose.

12.30-13.00 – City status for Reading

Debate moved by Alok Sharma, Conservative MP for reading West. It received an answer from the Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office, Mark Harper.

13.00-13.30 - Teaching of emergency life skills in schools

Debate moved by Julie Hilling, Labour MP for Bolton West. It received an answer from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education, Tim Loughton.

13.30-14.00 - Stonnall Road, Aldridge approved premises and multi-agency public protection arrangements

Debate moved by Richard Shepherd, Conservative MP for Aldridge-Brownhills. It received an answer from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice, Crispin Blunt.

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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