Westminster Hall debates: 14 June 2011

15 June 2011

Debates held in Westminster Hall provide MPs with an opportunity to debate local or national issues and to receive a direct response from a government Minister.

Five debates were held in Westminster Hall on 14 June 2011. Watch and read the views expressed by MPs during the debates via the links to Parliament TV and Commons Hansard.

Also, find more information about current parliamentary material in the Topics section on the Parliament website.

9.30-11.00 - Coastguard Service

Bill Esterson, Labour MP for Sefton Central, moved a debate on the coastguard service and coordination with other emergency services which received an answer from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, Mike Penning.

11.00-12.30 - Information Technology in the NHS

Richard Bacon, Conservative MP for South Norfolk, moved a debate on the national programme for information technology in the NHS which received an answer from the Minister of State, Department for Health, Simon Burns.

12.30-13.00 - Property regulation on holiday lettings

Andrew Stephenson, Conservative MP for Pendle, moved a debate on the effect of property regulation on holiday lettings which received an answer from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Andrew Stunell.

13.00-13.30 - Motoring fuel costs

Robert Halfon, Conservative MP for Harlow, moved a debate on fuel costs for motorists which received an answer from the Economic Secretary to the Tresuary, Justine Greening.

13:30-14.00 - Queen Victoria School Dunblane and the Miliary Covenant

Anne McGuire, Labour MP for Stirling, moved a debate on the Queen Victoria School Dunblane and the Miliary Covenant which received an answer from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence, Andrew Robathan.

Westminster Hall debates

Westminster Hall adjournment debates allow MPs to discuss 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.

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