Westminster Hall debates: 18 May 2011

19 May 2011

Westminster Hall debates provide MPs with 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.

Human trafficking

9.30–11.00 - Mr Mark Field, Conservative MP for Cities of London and Westminster, moved a debate on human trafficking, which received an answer from Minister of State for Immigration, Damian Green.

Stillbirth

11.00–11.30 - Chris Heaton-Harris, Conservative MP for Daventry, moved a debate on stillbirth, which received an answer from Minister of State for the Department of Health, Mr Simon Burns.

Government policy on waste reduction

14.30–16.00 - Hywel Williams, Plaid Cymru MP for Arfon, moved a debate on the Government policy on waste reduction, which received an answer from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Richard Benyon.

Profile and status of the manufacturing sector

16:00–16.30 - Alison McGovern, Labour MP for Wirral South, moved a debate on the profile and status of the manufacturing sector, which received an answer from Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Mr Mark Prisk.

Cost of policing football matches

16.30–17.00 - Aidan Burley, Conservative MP for Cannock Chase, moved a debate on the contribution to costs of policing football matches by Premiership clubs, which received an answer from Minister for Immigration, Damian Green.

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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