UK House of Commons

Rule History

Date Change Text
08 May 2014 Made

33   Rules of Debate / Amendments to address in answer to the Queen's Speech

In respect of a motion for an address in answer to Her Majesty's Speech, the Speaker may select up to four amendments of which notice has been given.

No amendment may be selected before the penultimate day of the debate on such a motion.

If, on the last day on which such a motion is debated in the House, an amendment to it proposed by the Leader of the Opposition shall have been disposed of at or after the expiration of the time for opposed business, any further amendments selected by the Speaker may thereupon be moved, and the question thereon shall be put forthwith.