Business of the House Baroness Smith of Basildon moved that:
(1) Standing Order 40(3) to 40(9) (Arrangement of the Order Paper) be dispensed with to allow proceedings on the European Union Withdrawal (No.6) Bill to start immediately after this motion has been agreed to on Thursday, 5 September and immediately after Prayers on Friday, 6 September and to take priority over other public business.
(2) Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with to allow more than one stage of the bill to be taken on one day.
(3) Proceedings on Second Reading, so far as not already concluded, shall be brought to a conclusion at 7pm this day and if the bill is read a second time then, notwithstanding Standing Order 47(1) (Commitment of Bills), it shall stand committed to a Committee of the whole House without Question put.
(4) Committee stage, Report stage, Third Reading and Passing of the bill, so far as not already concluded, shall be brought to a conclusion at 5pm on Friday, 6 September.
After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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