UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
02 November 1995 Made

The Speaker shall put the questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on motions authorising expenditure in connection with a bill and on ways and means motions in connection with a bill-

(a) forthwith, if such a motion is made at the same sitting as that at which the bill has been read a second time; or

(b) not later than three-quarters of an hour after the commencement of those proceedings, if the motion is made otherwise.

Business to which this order applies may be proceeded with at any hour, though opposed.