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MPs discuss difficulties faced by British pubs

24 February 2010 (updated on 22 April 2010)

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Nigel Evans, Conservative MP for Ribble Valley - and vice-chairman of the all-party group on beer, and member of the Campaign for Real Ale - moved a debate in Westminster Hall on the serious difficulties facing British pubs. Gerry Sutcliffe, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Culture, Media and Sport, responded to the debate

Westminster Hall debates

Westminster Hall adjournment debates allow MPs to consider 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.