UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
21 July 1856 Made

That on Wednesdays and other Morning Sittings of the House, all Committees shall have leave to sit, except while the House is at Prayers, during the sitting, and notwithstanding any adjournment of the House.

07 March 1888 Amended

That all Committees shall have leave to sit, except while The House is at Prayers, during the sitting, and notwithstanding any adjournment of The House.

01 December 1902 Amended

All committees shall have leave to sit, except while the house is at prayers, during the sitting, and notwithstanding any adjournment of the house.

14 November 1933 Amended

All committees shall have leave to sit, during the sitting of the House and notwithstanding any adjournment of the House on any day on which the House has sat.

28 July 1948 Amended

All committees other than committees of the whole House shall have leave to sit during the sitting of the House and on any day on which the House shall have sat notwithstanding any adjournment of the House.

01 August 1963 Amended

All committees, other than committees of the whole House, shall have leave to sit at any time on any day on which the House sits, but may not otherwise sit during any adjournment of the House, without the leave of the House, and such leave shall not be moved for without notice.