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Matter referred to the Committee of Privileges on 21 April 2022

EDM (Early Day Motion) 325: tabled on 21 July 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 5 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House expresses its concern with the publication of the Report by the Committee of Privileges entitled Matter referred on 21 April 2022: proposed conduct of inquiry, HC 632; notes the divergence from the established convention of deliberately misleading or knowingly mislead the House, departing from Erskine May, past precedent and the 1997 Resolution of the House on Ministerial accountability to Parliament; expresses further concern about the processes being adopted; observes the Motion of Confidence passed by this House on 18 July 2022; notes the Prime Minister has stated his intention to resign as Prime Minister by 6 September; and believes that the Resolution passed by the House of 21 April 2022 is now unnecessary and should be rescinded, and that the proceedings of the Committee of Privileges on this matter be discontinued.