UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
25 June 1852 Made

That the Orders of the Day be disposed of in the order in which they stand upon the Paper; the right being reserved to Her Majesty's Ministers of placing Government Orders at the head of the List, in the rotation in which they are to be taken on the days on which Government Bills have precedence.

07 March 1888 Amended

That the Orders of the Day be disposed of in the order in which they stand upon the Paper; the right being reserved to Her Majesty's Ministers of placing Government Orders or Motions at the head of the List, in the rotation in which they are to be taken on the days on which Government Bills have precedence.

01 December 1902 Amended

The orders of the day shall be disposed of in the order in which they stand upon the paper; the right being reserved to His Majesty's ministers of placing government orders or motions at the head of the list, in the rotation in which they are to be taken on the days on which government bills have precedence.

14 November 1933 Amended

The orders of the day shall be disposed of in the order in which they stand upon the paper; the right being reserved to His Majesty's ministers of arranging government business, whether orders of the day or notices of motions in such order as they may think fit, subject to precedence of private members' business on those days on which such business has precedence.

04 November 1947 Amended

The orders of the day shall be disposed of in the order in which they stand upon the paper; the right being reserved to His Majesty's ministers of arranging government business, whether orders of the day or notices of motions, in such order as they may think fit, subject to precedence of private members' business on those days on which such business has precedence.

28 July 1948 Amended

The orders of the day shall be disposed of in the order in which they stand upon the paper; the right being reserved to His Majesty's ministers of arranging government business, whether orders of the day or notices of motions, in such order as they may think fit.

06 December 1951 Amended

The orders of the day shall be disposed of in the order in which they stand upon the paper; the right being reserved to His Majesty's Ministers of arranging government business, whether orders of the day or notices of motions, in such order as they may think fit.

03 November 1954 Amended

The orders of the day shall be disposed of in the order in which they stand upon the paper; the right being reserved to Her Majesty's Ministers of arranging government business, whether orders of the day or notices of motions, in such order as they may think fit.

14 December 1967 Amended

The orders of the day shall be disposed of in the order in which they stand upon the paper; the right being reserved to Her Majesty's Ministers of arranging government business whether orders of the day or notices of motions in such order as they may think fit.

30 October 1980 Amended

The orders of the day shall be disposed of in the order in which they stand upon the paper, the right being reserved to Her Majesty's Ministers of arranging government business whether orders of the day or notices of motions in such order as they may think fit.

30 March 1983 Amended

The orders of the day shall be disposed of in the order in which they stand upon the paper, the right being reserved to Her Majesty's Ministers of arranging government business whether orders of the day or notices of motion in such order as they think fit.

08 November 1991 Amended

The orders of the day shall be disposed of in the order in which they stand upon the paper, the right being reserved to Her Majesty's Ministers of arranging government business, whether orders of the day or notices of motion, in such order as they think fit.