Westminster Hall debates: 2 March 2011

03 March 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.

The sitting in Westminster Hall was suspended until 11am as the MP responsible for the debate on Women in Business was not present at the start of the sitting.

St David's Day as a public holiday in Wales

Mark Williams, Liberal Democrat MP for Ceredigion, moved a debate on the designation of St David's Day as a public holiday in Wales.

Child slavery in the UK and abroad

David Simpson, Democratic Unionist Party MP for Upper Bann, moved a debate on child slavery in the UK and abroad.

Death of David Kato in Uganda

Eric Joyce, Labour MP for Falkirk, moved a debate on the death of David Kato in Uganda.

Hospital services in Worcestershire

Karen Lumley, Conservative MP for Redditch, moved a debate on hospital services in Worcestershire.

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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