UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
27 November 1882 Made

That, whenever the Committee of Supply stands as the first Order of the Day on Monday or Thursday, Mr. Speaker shall leave the Chair without putting any Question, unless on first going into Supply on the Army, Navy, or Civil Service Estimates respectively, or on any Vote of Credit, an Amendment be moved, or Question raised, relating to the Estimates proposed to be taken in Supply.

07 March 1888 Amended

That whenever the Committee of Supply stands as an Order of the Day on Monday or Thursday, Mr. Speaker shall leave the Chair without putting any Question, unless on first going into Supply on the Army, Navy, or Civil Service Estimates respectively, or on any Vote of Credit, an Amendment be moved, or Question raised, relating to the Estimates proposed to be taken in Supply.

17 February 1902 Amended

That whenever the Committee of Supply stands as an Order of the Day, Mr. Speaker shall leave the Chair without putting any Question, unless on first going into Supply on the Army, Navy, or Civil Service Estimates respectively, or on any Vote of Credit, an Amendment be moved, or Question raised, relating to the Estimates proposed to be taken in Supply.

01 December 1902 Amended

Whenever the committee of supply stands as an order of the day, Mr. Speaker shall leave the chair without putting any question, unless on first going into supply on the army, navy, or civil service estimates respectively, or on any vote of credit, an amendment be moved, or question raised, relating to the estimates proposed to be taken in supply.

13 February 1918 Amended

Whenever the committee of supply stands as an order of the day, Mr. Speaker shall leave the chair without putting any question, unless on first going into supply on the army, navy, air force, or civil service estimates respectively, or on any vote of credit, an amendment be moved, or question raised, relating to the estimates proposed to be taken in supply.

14 November 1933 Amended

Whenever an order of the day is read for the House to resolve itself into committee Mr. Speaker shall leave the chair without putting any question, and the House shall thereupon resolve itself into such committee, unless notice of an instruction to such committee has been given (when such instruction shall be first disposed of), or unless on first going into committee of supply on the navy, army, air or civil estimates respectively, or on any vote of credit, an amendment be moved or question raised relating to the estimates proposed to be taken in supply.

04 November 1947 Amended

Whenever an order of the day is read for the House to resolve itself into committee other than a committee on a bill, Mr. Speaker shall leave the chair without putting any question, and the House shall thereupon resolve itself into such committee, unless on a day on which the committee of supply stands as the first order of the day a minister of the crown moves, " That Mr. Speaker do now leave the chair, " for the purpose of enabling a motion on going into committee of supply to be moved as an amendment to that question.

Notwithstanding the practice of the House which prohibits reference to matters involving legislation in the course of debate in, or on going into, committee of supply, Mr. Speaker may, when an amendment to the question " That Mr. Speaker do now leave the chair " is under discussion, permit such incidental reference to legislative action as he may consider relevant to any matter of administration then under debate, when enforcement of the prohibition would, in his opinion, unduly restrict the discussion of such matters.

28 July 1948 Amended

Whenever an order of the day is read for the House to resolve itself into a committee other than a committee on a bill, Mr. Speaker shall leave the chair without putting any question, and the House shall thereupon resolve itself into such committee, unless on a day on which the committee of supply stands as the first order of the day a minister of the crown moves, ' That Mr. Speaker do now leave the chair, ' for the purpose of enabling a motion on going into committee of supply to be moved as an amendment to that question.

Notwithstanding the practice of the House which prohibits reference to matters involving legislation in the course of debate in, or on going into, committee of supply, Mr. Speaker may, when an amendment to the question ' That Mr. Speaker do now leave the chair ' is under discussion, permit such incidental reference to legislative action as he may consider relevant to any matter of administration then under debate, when enforcement of the prohibition would, in his opinion, unduly restrict the discussion of such matters.

06 December 1951 Amended

Whenever an order of the day is read for the House to resolve itself into a committee other than a committee on a bill, Mr. Speaker shall leave the chair without putting any question, and the House shall thereupon resolve itself into such committee, unless on a day on which the Committee of Supply stands as the first order of the day a Minister of the Crown moves, ' That Mr. Speaker do now leave the chair, ' for the purpose of enabling a motion on going into Committee of Supply to be moved as an amendment to that question.

Notwithstanding the practice of the House which prohibits reference to matters involving legislation in the course of debate in, or on going into, Committee of Supply, Mr. Speaker may, when an amendment to the question ' That Mr. Speaker do now leave the chair ' is under discussion, permit such incidental reference to legislative action as he may consider relevant to any matter of administration then under debate, when enforcement of the prohibition would, in his opinion, unduly restrict the discussion of such matters.

01 August 1963 Amended

Whenever an order of the day is read for the House to resolve itself into a committee other than a committee on a bill, Mr. Speaker shall leave the chair without putting any question, and the House shall thereupon resolve itself into such committee, unless on a day on which the Committee of Supply stands as the first order of the day a Minister of the Crown moves, ' That Mr. Speaker do now leave the chair, ' for the purpose of enabling a motion on going into Committee of Supply to be moved as an amendment to that question.

Notwithstanding the practice of the House which prohibits reference to matters requiring legislative remedy in a debate in, or on going into, Committee of Supply, Mr. Speaker may, when an amendment to the question ' That Mr. Speaker do now leave the chair ' is under discussion, permit such incidental reference to legislative action as he may consider relevant to any matter of administration then under debate, when enforcement of the prohibition would, in his opinion, unduly restrict the discussion of such matter.

14 December 1966 Amended

Whenever an order of the day is read for the House to resolve itself into a committee other than a committee on a bill, Mr. Speaker shall leave the chair without putting any question, and the House shall thereupon resolve itself into such committee.

24 November 1994 Amended

Whenever an order of the day is read for the House to resolve itself into a committee other than a committee on a bill, the Speaker shall leave the chair without putting any question, and the House shall thereupon resolve itself into such committee.

20 March 1997 Repealed Article repealed