Westminster Hall debates: 8 November 2011

09 November 2011

Westminster Hall debates provide MPs with an opportunity to debate local or national issues and to receive a response from a government Minister.

Five debates were held in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 8 November 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 King George Hospital

Mike Gapes Labour/Co-operative MP for Ilford South moved a debate on services at Kind George Hospital, Ilford which received an answer from the Minister of State, Department of Health, Simon Burns.

11.00-12.30 Grammar schools

Gareth Johnson, Conservative MP for Dartford, moved a debate on Grammar schools which received an answer from the Minister of State, Department for Education, Nick Gibb.

12.30-13.00 Primary Care (Devon and the South-West)

Ben Bradshaw, Labour MP for Exeter, moved a debate on NHS Primary Care Trusts in the South-West which received an answer from the Minister of State, Department of Health, Paul Burstow.

13.00-13.30 Schools (Bradford)

David Ward, Liberal Democrat MP for Bradford East, moved a debate on schools in Bradford which received an answer from the Minister of State, Department for Education, Nick Gibb.

13.30-14.00 Basement developments

Karen Buck, Labour MP for Westminster North, moved a debate on basement developments which received an answer from the 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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