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Austin-Walker, John

Banks, Tony (Newham NW)

Bayley, Hugh

Benn, Rt Hon Tony

Bennett, Andrew F

Bermingham, Gerald

Byers, Stephen

Callaghan, Jim

Campbell-Savours, D N

Clapham, Michael

Cook, Frank (Stockton N)

Corbyn, Jeremy

Corston, Jean

Cox, Tom

Dixon, Don

Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth

Eagle, Ms Angela

Etherington, Bill

Fatchett, Derek

Flynn, Paul

Foster, Don (Bath)

George, Bruce

Golding, Mrs Llin

Gordon, Mildred

Hall, Mike

Hanson, David

Howarth, George (Knowsley N)

Hoyle, Doug

Hughes, Kevin (Doncaster N)

Hughes, Simon (Southwark)

Illsley, Eric

Jackson, Helen (Shef'ld, H)


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Kilfoyle, Peter

Lewis, Terry

Lloyd, Tony (Stretford)

Mackinlay, Andrew

MacShane, Denis

McWilliam, John

Mahon, Alice

Marek, Dr John

Marshall, Jim (Leicester, S)

Meale, Alan

Michie, Bill (Sheffield Heeley)

Mitchell, Austin (Gt Grimsby)

Mullin, Chris

O'Hara, Edward

Paisley, The Reverend Ian

Pearson, Ian

Pendry, Tom

Pickthall, Colin

Powell, Ray (Ogmore)

Purchase, Ken

Ross, Ernie (Dundee W)

Simpson, Alan

Skinner, Dennis

Smith, Llew (Blaenau Gwent)

Spearing, Nigel

Spellar, John

Steen, Anthony

Wilson, Brian

Winnick, David

Tellers for the Noes: Mr. Harry Barnes and Mr. Jimmy Hood.


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Question accordingly agreed to.

Motion made, and Question proposed,

That, during the present Session of Parliament, the Standing Orders and practice of the House shall have effect subject to the modifications set out below:

Provided that paragraphs (3) to (8) below shall come into effect on the third Wednesday on which the House shall sit after the making of this Order.

(1) The House shall not sit on eight Fridays to be appointed by the House.

(2) The Fridays so appointed shall be treated as sitting days for the purpose of calculating any period under any order of the House and for the purposes of paragraph (8) of Standing Order No. 18 (Notices of questions, motions and amendments) and of Standing Order No. 62 (Notices of amendments, &c., to bills); and on such Fridays-- (i) notices of questions may be given by Members to the Table Office, and

(ii) notices of amendments to bills, new clauses and new schedules and of amendments to Lords amendments may be received by the Public Bill Office,

between Eleven o'clock and Three o'clock.


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(3) The House shall meet on Wednesdays at Ten o'clock and shall between that hour and half-past Two o'clock proceed with a motion for the adjournment of the House made by a Minister of the Crown. (4) The subjects for debates on that motion shall be chosen by ballot under informal arrangements made by the Speaker analogous to those which apply to the motion for the adjournment of the House under paragraph (7) of Standing Order No. 9 (Sittings of the House); and no subject shall be raised without notice.

(5) Not more than two subjects shall be raised between Ten o'clock and One o'clock on a Wednesday, and not more than three between One o'clock and Half-past Two o'clock.

(6) A motion for the adjournment of the House not disposed of at half-past Two o'clock on a Wednesday shall lapse; the House will then proceed with private business, motions for unopposed returns and questions; no subsequent motion for the adjournment of the House shall be made until all the questions asked at the commencement of public business have been disposed of; and, save as provided in paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 20 (Adjournment on specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration), no Member other than a Minister of the Crown may make such a motion before the orders of the day or notices of motions shall have been entered upon.

(7) In paragraphs (1) and (2) of Standing Order No. 9 (Sittings of the House) the words "Wednesdays" and "Wednesday" respectively shall be omitted.

(8) Standing Order No. 10 (Sittings of the House (suspended sittings)) shall not have effect; the reference to the said Standing Order in paragraph (7) of Standing Order No. 9 (Sittings of the House) shall be omitted; and in paragraph (1)(a) of Standing Order No. 133 (Time and manner of presenting petitions) the words from "conclusion" in line 10 to "and" in line 14 shall be omitted. (9) In Standing Order No. 13 (Arrangement of public business) paragraphs (7), (8) and (9) shall be omitted; in paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 9 (Sittings of the House) for the words from "returns" in line 4 to the end of the paragraph there shall be substituted the words "and questions"; in Standing Order No. 15A (New writs) the words "or notices of motion" shall be omitted; in paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 90 (Second reading committees) the words "or notices of motions" in line 15 shall be omitted; and in paragraph (1)(b) of Standing Order No. 133 (Time and manner of presenting petitions) the words "or motions" in line 18 shall be omitted.

(10) In Standing Order No. 22 (Periodic adjournments) for the words from "periods" in line 3 to the end there shall be substituted the words "the question thereon shall be put forthwith".

(11) In Standing Order No. 54 (Consolidated Fund Bills) paragraph (2) shall be omitted.

Amendment (b) proposed: leave out paragraph (10).-- Mr. Winnick.]

Question put, That the amendment be made:--

The House divided: Ayes 65, Noes 171.

Division No. 29] [22.37 pm

AYES


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Austin-Walker, John

Banks, Tony (Newham NW)

Barnes, Harry

Bayley, Hugh

Benn, Rt Hon Tony

Bennett, Andrew F

Bermingham, Gerald

Byers, Stephen

Callaghan, Jim

Campbell-Savours, D N

Cook, Frank (Stockton N)

Corbyn, Jeremy

Corston, Jean

Cox, Tom

Davies, Bryan (Oldham C'tral)

Dixon, Don

Eagle, Ms Angela


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