UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
27 February 1986 Made

On any day to which the provisions of paragraphs (2), (3) or (4) of this order apply Mr. Speaker shall at ten o'clock put the questions on-

(a) any outstanding vote relating to numbers for defence services for the coming financial year;

(b) the total amount outstanding in respect of each financial year to be granted out of the Consolidated Fund for the purposes defined in the related votes.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 6th February, if any of the following total amounts have been put down for consideration:

(a) votes on account for the coming financial year;

(b) supplementary estimates for the current financial year which have been presented at least seven clear days previously.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 18th March, if any of the following numbers or total amounts have been put down for consideration:

(a) votes relating to numbers for defence services for the coming financial year;

(b) supplementary estimates for the current financial year which have been presented at least seven clear days previously;

(c) excess votes, provided that the Committee of Public Accounts has reported that it sees no objection to the sums necessary being provided by excess vote.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 5th August, if the total amount of estimates which are still outstanding has been put down for consideration.

At least two days' notice shall be given of the votes which are to be put down for consideration under paragraphs (2), (3) or (4) of this order.

The provisions of this order shall not apply to any vote of credit or votes for supplementary or additional estimates for war expenditure.

24 November 1994 Amended

On any day to which the provisions of paragraphs (2), (3) or (4) of this order apply the Speaker shall at ten o'clock put the questions on-

(a) any outstanding vote relating to numbers for defence services for the coming financial year;

(b) the total amount outstanding in respect of each financial year to be granted out of the Consolidated Fund for the purposes defined in the related votes.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 6th February, if any of the following total amounts have been put down for consideration:

(a) votes on account for the coming financial year;

(b) supplementary estimates for the current financial year which have been presented at least seven clear days previously.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 18th March, if any of the following numbers or total amounts have been put down for consideration:

(a) votes relating to numbers for defence services for the coming financial year;

(b) supplementary estimates for the current financial year which have been presented at least seven clear days previously;

(c) excess votes, provided that the Committee of Public Accounts has reported that it sees no objection to the sums necessary being provided by excess vote.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 5th August, if the total amount of estimates which are still outstanding has been put down for consideration.

At least two days' notice shall be given of the votes which are to be put down for consideration under paragraphs (2), (3) or (4) of this order.

The provisions of this order shall not apply to any vote of credit or votes for supplementary or additional estimates for war expenditure.

20 March 1997 Amended

On any day to which the provisions of paragraphs (2), (3) or (4) of this order apply the Speaker shall at ten o'clock put the questions on-

(a) any outstanding vote relating to numbers for defence services;

(b) the total amount outstanding in respect of each financial year to be granted out of the Consolidated Fund for the purposes defined in the related votes.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 6th February, if any of the following total amounts have been put down for consideration:

(a) votes on account for the coming financial year;

(b) supplementary estimates for the current financial year which have been presented at least seven clear days previously.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 18th March, if any of the following numbers or total amounts have been put down for consideration:

(a) votes relating to numbers for defence services;

(b) supplementary estimates for the current financial year which have been presented at least seven clear days previously;

(c) excess votes, provided that the Committee of Public Accounts has reported that it sees no objection to the sums necessary being provided by excess vote.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 5th August, if the total amount of estimates which are still outstanding has been put down for consideration.

At least two days' notice shall be given of the votes which are to be put down for consideration under paragraphs (2), (3) or (4) of this order.

The provisions of this order shall not apply to any vote of credit or votes for supplementary or additional estimates for war expenditure.

29 October 2002 Amended

On any day to which the provisions of paragraphs (2), (3) or (4) of this order apply the Speaker shall at the moment of interruption put the questions on-

(a) any outstanding vote relating to numbers for defence services;

(b) the total amount outstanding in respect of each financial year to be granted out of the Consolidated Fund for the purposes defined in the related votes.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 6th February, if any of the following total amounts have been put down for consideration:

(a) votes on account for the coming financial year;

(b) supplementary estimates for the current financial year which have been presented at least seven clear days previously.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 18th March, if any of the following numbers or total amounts have been put down for consideration:

(a) votes relating to numbers for defence services;

(b) supplementary estimates for the current financial year which have been presented at least seven clear days previously;

(c) excess votes, provided that the Committee of Public Accounts has reported that it sees no objection to the sums necessary being provided by excess vote.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 5th August, if the total amount of estimates which are still outstanding has been put down for consideration.

At least two days' notice shall be given of the votes which are to be put down for consideration under paragraphs (2), (3) or (4) of this order.

The provisions of this order shall not apply to any vote of credit or votes for supplementary or additional estimates for war expenditure.

12 May 2004 Amended

On any day to which the provisions of paragraphs (2), (3) or (4) of this order apply the Speaker shall at the moment of interruption put the questions on-

(a) any outstanding vote relating to numbers for defence services;

(b) any motion authorising amounts and limits on appropriations in aid, set out in outstanding estimates.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 6th February, if any of the following total amounts have been put down for consideration:

(a) votes on account for the coming financial year;

(b) supplementary and new estimates for the current financial year which have been presented at least fourteen days previously.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 18th March, if any of the following numbers or total amounts have been put down for consideration:

(a) votes relating to numbers for defence services;

(b) supplementary and new estimates for the current financial year which have been presented at least fourteen days previously;

(c) excess votes, provided that the Committee of Public Accounts has reported that it sees no objection to the amounts and modifications to limits on appropriations in aid necessary being authorised by excess vote.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 5th August in respect of any motion authorising amounts, and limits on appropriations in aid, set out in outstanding estimates.

At least two days' notice shall be given of the motions which are to be put down for consideration under paragraphs (2), (3) or (4) of this order.

The provisions of this order shall not apply to any vote of credit or votes for supplementary or additional estimates for war expenditure.

22 January 2009 Amended

On any day to which the provisions of paragraphs (2), (3) or (4) of this order apply the Speaker shall at the moment of interruption put the questions on-

(a) any outstanding vote relating to numbers for defence services;

(b) any motion authorising amounts and limits on appropriations in aid, set out in outstanding estimates.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 6 February, if any of the following total amounts have been put down for consideration:

(a) votes on account for the coming financial year;

(b) supplementary and new estimates for the current financial year which have been presented at least fourteen days previously.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 18 March, if any of the following numbers or total amounts have been put down for consideration:

(a) votes relating to numbers for defence services;

(b) supplementary and new estimates for the current financial year which have been presented at least fourteen days previously;

(c) excess votes, provided that the Committee of Public Accounts has reported that it sees no objection to the amounts and modifications to limits on appropriations in aid necessary being authorised by excess vote.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 5 August in respect of any motion authorising amounts, and limits on appropriations in aid, set out in outstanding estimates.

At least two days' notice shall be given of the motions which are to be put down for consideration under paragraphs (2), (3) or (4) of this order.

The provisions of this order shall not apply to any vote of credit or votes for supplementary or additional estimates for war expenditure.

14 December 2011 Amended

On any day to which the provisions of paragraph (2) or (3) of this order apply, at the moment of interruption or as soon thereafter as proceedings under the proviso to paragraph (3)(b) of Standing Order No. 54 (Consideration of estimates) have been disposed of, the Speaker shall (after putting any questions required to be put under paragraph (6) of Standing Order No. 54) put the questions on-

(a) any outstanding vote relating to numbers for defence services;

(b) any motion authorising amounts set out in outstanding estimates.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 18 March, if any of the following total amounts have been put down for consideration:

(a) votes on account for the coming financial year;

(b) supplementary and new estimates for the current financial year which have been presented at least fourteen days previously;

(c) votes relating to numbers for defence services;

(d) excess votes, provided that the Committee of Public Accounts has reported that it sees no objection to the amounts necessary being authorised by excess vote.

The provisions of paragraph (1) of this order shall apply on a day not later than 5 August in respect of any motion authorising amounts set out in outstanding estimates.

At least two days' notice shall be given of the motions which are to be put down for consideration under paragraphs (2) or (3) of this order.

The provisions of this order shall not apply to any vote of credit or votes for supplementary or additional estimates for war expenditure.