The Chairman of Committees: I certainly undertake to look at that again but, as I said in my opening remarks, there is nothing new in the rules. As the footnote says, it is covered by Erskine May. I am not quite sure when the 23rd edition was published-I will
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have to come back to the noble Earl on that. I have some sympathy with what he says, and the Table Office will be able to advise him on those matters. As I said, this is nothing new; it is just a consolidation of existing advice and our rules, but I will look into the point that the noble Earl makes.
Procedure Committee: Third Report
Motion to Agree
Moved by The Chairman of Committees
That the 3rd Report from the Select Committee (HL Paper 82) be agreed to.
Relevant Documents: 3rd Report from the Procedure Committee