• Debate Pack

    Performance of Govia Thameslink railway and Network Rail

    This debate will take place between 2.30 and 4.00 pm on 16 March in Westminster Hall. The Member who secured the debate is Jeremy Quin MP (Con., Horsham). This paper provides information about the performance of the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern (TSGN) franchise and Network Rail, as it relates to that route.

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    Debate pack: Energy intensive industries

    This pack has been prepared ahead of the debate on Energy intensive industries to take place in Westminster Hall at 3:00pm on 10 March 2016. The debate is being led by Graham Evans MP. It includes a brief summary and useful links for further reading. The House of Commons Library prepares a briefing in hard copy and/or online for most non-legislative debates in the Chamber and Westminster Hall other than half-hour debates. Debate Packs are produced quickly after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents.

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    Debate pack: BT broadband provision for local businesses

    This page has been prepared ahead of the debate in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 10 March at 1.30pm on BT broadband provision for local businesses. The Member in charge is Helen Goodman. It includes a brief summary and some useful links for further reading. The House of Commons Library prepares a briefing in hard copy and/or online for most non-legislative debates in the Chamber and Westminster Hall other than half-hour debates. Debate Packs are produced quickly after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents, including press and parliamentary material. More detailed briefing can be prepared for Members on request to the Library.

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    Contribution of the Scotch whisky industry to the UK economy

    This Debate Pack has been compiled ahead of the debate on the contribution of the Scotch whisky industry to the UK economy to be held on Wednesday 9 March at 2:30pm in Westminster Hall. The Member in charge of the debate is Brendan O'Hara MP. Debate Packs are produced quickly after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents, including press and parliamentary material. More detailed briefing can be prepared for Members on request to the Library.

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    Potential economic effects of Swansea Tidal Lagoon

    This Debate Pack has been compiled ahead of the debate on the potential economic effects of Swansea Tidal Lagoon to be held on Tuesday 8 March at 2:30pm in Westminster Hall. The Member in charge of the debate is Simon Hart MP. Debate Packs are produced quickly after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents, including press and parliamentary material. More detailed briefing can be prepared for Members on request to the Library.

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    Debate Pack: Competition in the UK energy market

    This Debate pack is prepared for a debate in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 9 March 2016 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm. The Member in charge is Dr Dan Poulter MP. It includes a brief summary and useful links for further reading. The House of Commons Library prepares a briefing in hard copy and/or online for most non-legislative debates in the Chamber and Westminster Hall other than half-hour debates. Debate Packs are produced quickly after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents.

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    Government support for the ceramics industry

    This Debate Pack has been compiled ahead of the debate on Government support for the ceramics industry to be held on Tuesday 8 March at 4:30pm in Westminster Hall. The Member in charge of the debate is Tristram Hunt MP. Debate Packs are produced quickly after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents, including press and parliamentary material. More detailed briefing can be prepared for Members on request to the Library.

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    Debate pack: Welfare of young dogs bred for sale

    This Debate Pack has been produced ahead of the debate on the welfare of young dogs bred for sale in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 7th March 2016. The subject for the debate has been chosen by the Backbench Business Committee. It is intended to provide useful information for Members, including press and parliamentary material, on issues relating to dog breeding and the sale of dogs. More detailed briefings can be prepared for Members on request to the Library.

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    Debate Pack: Offshore oil and gas industry

    This Debate pack is prepared for a Backbench Business Debate in Westminster Hall on Thursday 3 March 2016 at 1:30 pm to 4:30pm.The Members in charge are Peter Aldous MP, Mary Glindon MP and Kirsty Blackman MP

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    British support for stability in Egypt

    The House of Commons Library prepares a briefing in hard copy and/or online for most non-legislative debates in the Chamber and Westminster Hall other than half-hour debates.  Debate Packs are produced quickly after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents, including press and parliamentary material. More detailed briefings can be prepared for Members on request to the Library. This debate pack is intended to accompany the Commons Briefing paper ‘Egypt under Sisi’ (SN07146).