Westminster Hall debates: 9 March 2011

10 March 2011

Westminster Hall debates provide MPs an opportunity to debate local or national issues and to receive a response from a government Minister.

Watch and read the views expressed by MPs during the debates via Parliament TV and Commons Hansard. Also, find more information about current parliamentary material in the Topics section on the Parliament website.

Disability living allowance

Hywel Williams Plaid Cymru MP for Arfon, moved a debate on the reform of the mobility component of disability living allowance.

East London Tech City

Diane Abbott, Labour MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington moved a debate on East London Tech City.

Water and sewerage charges (South West Water)

Adrian Sanders, Liberal Democrat MP for Torbay, moved a debate on water bills in the south west.

Animal welfare

George Eustice, Conservative MP for Camborne and Redruth, moved a debate on animal welfare standards and trade negotiations.

Health and safety (Construction industry)

Jim Sheridan, Labour MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, moved a debate on health and safety in the construction industry.

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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