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 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.