UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
07 March 1888 Made

That Questions for the Closure of Debate under Standing Order No. 25 shall be decided in the affirmative, if, when a Division be taken, it appears by the Numbers declared from the Chair that not less than One Hundred Members voted in the Majority in support of the Motion.

01 December 1902 Amended

Questions for the closure of debate under standing order "Closure of debate" shall be decided in the affirmative, if, when a division be taken, it appears by the numbers declared from the chair, that not less than one hundred members voted in the majority in support of the motion.

28 July 1909 Amended

Questions for the closure of debate or selection of amendments under standing order "Closure of debate" shall be decided in the affirmative, if, when a division be taken, it appears by the numbers declared from the chair, that not less than one hundred members voted in the majority in support of the motion.

20 February 1919 Amended

Questions for the closure of debate under standing order "Closure of debate" shall be decided in the affirmative, if, when a division be taken, it appears by the numbers declared from the chair, that not less than one hundred members voted in the majority in support of the motion.

28 July 1948 Amended

A question for the closure of debate under standing order no. 29 (Closure of debate) shall not be decided in the affirmative, unless, when a division be taken, it appears by the numbers declared from the chair, that not less than one hundred members voted in the majority in support of the motion.

06 December 1951 Amended

A question for the closure of debate under Standing Order No. 29 (Closure of debate) shall not be decided in the affirmative, unless, when a division be taken, it appears by the numbers declared from the chair, that not less than one hundred Members voted in the majority in support of the motion.

01 August 1963 Amended

If a division be held upon a question for the closure of debate under Standing Order No. 31 (Closure of debate) that question shall not be decided in the affirmative unless it appears by the numbers declared from the chair, that not less than one hundred Members voted in the majority in support of the motion.

08 March 1971 Amended

If a division be held upon a question for the closure of debate under Standing Order No. 30 (Closure of debate) that question shall not be decided in the affirmative unless it appears by the numbers declared from the chair, that not less than one hundred Members voted in the majority in support of the motion.

08 August 1972 Amended

If a division be held upon a question for the closure of debate under Standing Order No. 30 (Closure of debate), that question shall not be decided in the affirmative unless it appears by the numbers declared from the chair that not less than one hundred Members voted in the majority in support of the motion.

30 March 1983 Amended

If a division be held upon a question for the closure of debate under Standing Order No. 31 (Closure of debate), that question shall not be decided in the affirmative unless it appears by the numbers declared from the chair that not fewer than one hundred Members voted in the majority in support of the motion.

27 February 1986 Amended

If a division be held upon a question for the closure of debate under Standing Order No. 31 (Closure of debate) or for the proposal of the question under Standing Order No. 14A (Powers of chair to propose question), that question shall not be decided in the affirmative unless it appears by the numbers declared from the chair that not fewer than one hundred Members voted in the majority in support of the motion.

12 November 1986 Amended

If a division be held upon a question for the closure of debate under Standing Order No. 35 (Closure of debate) or for the proposal of the question under Standing Order No. 28 (Powers of chair to propose question), that question shall not be decided in the affirmative unless it appears by the numbers declared from the chair that not fewer than one hundred Members voted in the majority in support of the motion.

20 March 1997 Amended

If a division be held upon a question for the closure of debate under Standing Order No. 36 (Closure of debate) or for the proposal of the question under Standing Order No. 29 (Powers of chair to propose question), that question shall not be decided in the affirmative unless it appears by the numbers declared from the chair that not fewer than one hundred Members voted in the majority in support of the motion.