Wednesday Westminster Hall Debates


Westminster Hall debates for Wednesday 12 October 2016 have been confirmed by the Speaker's Office.

Morning schedule

9.30 am - 11.00 am - Relations between Britain and Iran

To be moved by Seema Kennedy, Conservative MP for South Ribble.

11.00 am - 11.30 am - Cycling in Lincolnshire

To be moved by Stephen Phillips, Conservative MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham.

Timings are approximate. Parliamentary business is subject to change.

Afternoon schedule

2.30 pm - 4.00 pm - Future of the European Medicines Agency

To be moved by Daniel Zeichner, Labour MP for Cambridge.

4.00 pm - 4.30 pm - Government plans to restrict tax credits to two children

To be moved by Alison Thewliss, SNP MP for Glasgow Central

4.30 pm - 5.30 pm - Potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on UK tourism

To be moved by Nigel Huddleston, Conservative MP for Mid Worcestershire.

Timings are approximate. Parliamentary business is subject to change.

Related Information

Debates in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 18 October and Wednesday 19 October 2016

Applications should be made in writing to the Table Office by 10pm or the rise of House, whichever is the earlier, on Monday 10 October. The Ballot will take place on Tuesday 11 October.

Following departments to answer

Education, Health, Scotland, Environmental, Food and Rural Affairs, Church Commissioners and House of Commons Commission and Public Accounts Commission and Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission.

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