Westminster Hall debates: 10 May 2011

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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.

Wind Farms (Mid Wales)

9.30-11.00 – Glyn Davies Conservative MP for Montgomeryshire, moved a debate on proposed wind farms in Mid Wales and the impact on an area of natural beauty. Mr Davies received an answer from Minister of State for Renewable Energy Charles Hendry.

Ultra Low-Carbon Emission Vehicles

11.00-12.30 – Andrew Selous, Conservative MP for South West Bedfordshire, moved a debate on Ultra Low-Carbon Emission Vehicles, tackling climate change and creating jobs. Mr Selous received an answer from Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Regional and Local Transport Norman Baker.

UK and Sierra Leone

12.30-13.00 – Simon Hughes, Liberal Democrat MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark, moved a debate on the relationship between the UK and Sierra Leone which received an answer from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Mr Henry Bellingham.

Employment and Support Allowance

13.00-13.30 – Angela Smith, Labour MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge, moved a debate on Employment and Support Allowance and the quailty of the assessment process for those applying for the allowance. Angela Smith received an answer from Minister of State for Employment Chris Grayling.

European Union (UK Permanent Representative)

3.30-14.00 - Douglas Carswell, Conservative MP for Clacton, moved moved a debate on the appointment process for the UK Permanent Representative to the European Union. Douglas Carswell received an answer from

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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