Westminster Hall Debates: 24 May 2011

25 May 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.

9.30-11.00 – Post Office Card Account

Debate moved by Sarah Newton, Conservative MP for Truro and Falmouth. It received an answer from Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions, Steve Webb.

11.00-12.30 – Night Flights (Heathrow)

Debate moved by Mary Macleod, Conservative MP for Brentford and Isleworth.  It received an answer from Minister of State, Department for Transport, Theresa Villiers.

14.30-16.00 – Treatment of Christians

Debate moved by David Simpson Democratic Unionist Party MP for Upper Bann. It received an answer from Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Jeremy Browne.

16.00-16.30 - Tees Valley Rail Transport

Debate moved by Ian Swales, Liberal Democrat MP for Redcar. It received an answer from Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, Mike Penning.

16.30 - Land Stability in the Ironbridge Gorge

Debate moved by David Wright, Labour MP for Telford. It received an answer from Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Robert Neill.

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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