Wednesday Westminster Hall Debates

Debates are held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9.30am-11am, 11am-11.30am, 2.30pm-4pm, 4pm-4.30pm, and 4.30pm-5.30pm.

MPs apply for a debate which are then allocated by a ballot arranged by the Speaker’s Office. The ballot takes place on sitting Tuesdays. The Backbench Business Committee has the option to allocate the 1.5 hour debate on a Tuesday morning.

Westminster Hall debates on Wednesday 8 July

9:30 am    - 11:00 am Nick Herbert Performance of Southern railway
   
11:00 am  - 11:30 am  Mr Keith Simpson Norfolk and Suffolk Broads
   
2:30 pm    -  4:00 pm  Holly Lynch Report of the UN Independent Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza conflict
   
4:00 pm    -  4:30 pm  Nic Dakin Effect on recipients of the transfer of the ILF to local authorities
   
4:30 pm    -  5:30 pm  Daniel Kawczynski Cremation of infants in England

DEBATES IN WESTMINSTER HALL ON TUESDAY 14 JULY AND WEDNESDAY 15 JULY

Applications for General or Short Debates should be made in writing to the Table Office by 7pm or the rise of House, whichever is the earlier, on MONDAY 6 JULY. The Ballot will take place on TUESDAY 7 JULY.

FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS TO ANSWER

Business, Innovation and Skills; Communities and Local Government; Culture, Media and Sport; Education; Energy and Climate Change; Health; Home Office; International Development; Leader of the House; Northern Ireland; Treasury; Women and Equalities.