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REFORM OF THE HOURS AND BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 9A1: tabled on 18 May 1992

Tabled in the 1992-93 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by David Tredinnick on 06 May 1992. This is amendment number 1.

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Suggested amendment

leave out from 'House' to end and add 'has consistently failed to adequately consider the avalanche of delegated legislation, the vast majority of which is subject to the negative procedure,and is rarely subject to debate even when prayers are tabled, and reminds honourable Members that the majority of legislation is by delegated means affecting millions of people and that proposals for the reduction of parliamentary hours cannot be considered unless adequate scrutiny of Ministerial powers is virtually abandoned, which would be grossly irresponsible'.

Original motion text

That this House welcomes the Report of the Select Committee on the Sittings of the House, HC20, Session 1991-92, which considered 'whether the public and private business of the House might be conducted more effectively by making changes to the order and timing of business, the hours of sitting and the arrangement of the parliamentary year'; notes the recommendations of the report and the debate on 2nd March 1992; and urges the Government to provide time to discuss further and consider on substantive motions and vote on the recommendations of the report at the earliest opportunity.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.