UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
26 October 2004 Made

This order applies in relation to any committee to be appointed to draw up reasons after proceedings have been brought to a conclusion in accordance with a programme order.

The Speaker shall put forthwith the question on any motion made by a Minister of the Crown for the appointment, nomination and quorum of a committee to draw up reasons and the appointment of its chairman.

The committee shall report before the conclusion of the sitting at which it is appointed.

Proceedings in the committee shall be brought to a conclusion not later than half an hour after their commencement.

For the purpose of bringing any proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph (4), the chairman shall-

(a) first put forthwith any question which has been proposed from the chair and not yet decided; and

(b) then put forthwith successively questions on motions which may be made by a Minister of the Crown for assigning a reason for disagreeing with the Lords in any of their amendments.

The proceedings of the committee shall be reported without any further question being put.

04 March 2010 Amended

This order applies in relation to any committee to be appointed to draw up reasons after proceedings have been brought to a conclusion in accordance with a programme order.

The Speaker shall put forthwith the question on any motion made by a Minister of the Crown for the appointment, nomination and quorum of a committee to draw up reasons and the appointment of its chair.

The committee shall report before the conclusion of the sitting at which it is appointed.

Proceedings in the committee shall be brought to a conclusion not later than half an hour after their commencement.

For the purpose of bringing any proceedings to a conclusion in accordance with paragraph (4), the chair shall-

(a) first put forthwith any question which has been proposed from the chair and not yet decided; and

(b) then put forthwith successively questions on motions which may be made by a Minister of the Crown for assigning a reason for disagreeing with the Lords in any of their amendments.

The proceedings of the committee shall be reported without any further question being put.