Debates held in Westminster Hall provide MPs with an opportunity to debate local or national issues and to receive a direct response from a government Minister.
Five debates were held in Westminster Hall on 15 March 2011. Watch and read the views expressed by MPs during the debates via the links to Parliament TV and Commons Hansard.
Also, find more information about current parliamentary material in the Topics section on the Parliament website.
09.30-11.00 Future funding of the Quilliam Foundation
Paul Goggins, Labour MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East, moved a debate on funding for the Quilliam Foundation, a think tank set up to challenge extremism and promote pluralism.
11.00-12.30 Performance of NHS services in Essex
Priti Patel, Conservative MP for Witham, moved a debate the performance of NHS services in the county of Essex.
12.30-13.00 Richard Lee Primary School, Coventry
Bob Ainsworth, Labour MP for Coventry North East, moved a debate on the maintenance and repair needs of the Richard Lee Primary School, Coventry.
13.00-13.30 New Homes Bonus
George Hollingbery, Conservative MP for Meon Valley, moved a debate on a New Homes Bonus, an idea to encourage the building of new homes by compensating people adversely affected by home building projects.
13.30-14.00 Future of the National Blood Service
Jim Dobbin, Labour/Co-op MP for Heywood and Middleton, moved a debate on the future of the National Blood Service.
Further reading: About Parliament: Adjournment debates
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