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 9 September
9:30 am - 11:00 am Chris Philp Affordable housing in London
11:00 am - 11:30 am Ms Margaret Ritchie Contaminated blood products
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Richard Burden Funding for West Midlands Police
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Mrs Madeleine Moon Orphaned opencast mines
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Edward Argar Dementia care services
DEBATES IN WESTMINSTER HALL ON TUESDAY 15 SEPTEMBER AND WEDNESDAY 16 SEPTEMBER
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 7 SEPTEMBER. The Ballot will take place on TUESDAY 8 SEPTEMBER.
FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS TO ANSWER
Attorney General; Cabinet Office; Defence; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Justice; Scotland; Transport; Wales; Work and Pensions.