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Standing Orders (Public Business) The Senior Deputy Speaker moved that the standing orders relating to public business be amended as follows:
Standing Order 22 (Leave of absence)
In Standing Order 22:
in line 1, leave out “Lords” and insert “Members of the House”
in line 4, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House”
in line 5, leave out “Parliament” and insert “session” in both places
in line 6, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House”
in line 6, leave out “his” and insert “their”
in line 7, after “application” insert “the date that they expect to return, the reason for their leave of absence”
in line 7, leave out “he has” and insert “they have”
in line 7, leave out the second “he” and insert “they”
in line 12, leave out “On the issue of writs for the calling of a new” and insert “At the end of a session of”
in line 13, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House”
in line 14, leave out “Parliament” and insert “session”
in line 15, leave out “he wishes” and insert “they wish”
in line 16, leave out “he expects” and insert “they expect”
in line 18, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House”
in line 22, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House”
in line 23, leave out “he” and insert “they”
in line 25, leave out “he wishes” and insert “they wish”
Standing Order 50 (Printing of Bills brought from the Commons)
In Standing Order 50:
in line 1, leave out “brought up” and insert “carried”
in line 3, after “sitting” insert “whether adjourned until a future day or during pleasure,”
in line 10, after “sitting” insert “whether adjourned until a future day or during pleasure,”
Standing Order 63 (Committee of Selection)
In Standing Order 63:
in line 3, leave out “Lords” and insert “members of the House”
at the start of line 4, insert “At the beginning of each January”
in line 5, leave out “Lords” and insert “members of the House”
in line 22, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House”
in line 22, leave out “Chairman” and insert “Chair”
in line 23, leave out “Chairman” and insert “Chair”
in line 25, leave out “Chairman” and insert “Chair”
in line 30, leave out “Lords” and insert “members of the House”
in line 35, leave out “Lords” and insert “members of the House”
Standing Order 64 (Sessional Committees)
In Standing Order 64:
(1) after “Communications” insert “and Digital”
(2) after “International Relations” insert “and Defence”
(3) after “Procedure and Privileges Committee” insert “Public Services Committee”
Delete Standing Order 76 (Proroguing the Parliament at close of session).
The motion was agreed to.

Thursday 22 October 2020 at 13:19

This type of business sits within the Business of the House Motions category.

Summary

Standing Orders (Public Business) The Senior Deputy Speaker moved that the standing orders relating to public business be amended as follows:
Standing Order 22 (Leave of absence)
In Standing Order 22:
in line 1, leave out “Lords” and insert “Members of the House”
in line 4, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House”
in line 5, leave out “Parliament” and insert “session” in both places
in line 6, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House”
in line 6, leave out “his” and insert “their”
in line 7, after “application” insert “the date that they expect to return, the reason for their leave of absence”
in line 7, leave out “he has” and insert “they have”
in line 7, leave out the second “he” and insert “they”
in line 12, leave out “On the issue of writs for the calling of a new” and insert “At the end of a session of”
in line 13, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House”
in line 14, leave out “Parliament” and insert “session”
in line 15, leave out “he wishes” and insert “they wish”
in line 16, leave out “he expects” and insert “they expect”
in line 18, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House”
in line 22, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House”
in line 23, leave out “he” and insert “they”
in line 25, leave out “he wishes” and insert “they wish”
Standing Order 50 (Printing of Bills brought from the Commons)
In Standing Order 50:
in line 1, leave out “brought up” and insert “carried”
in line 3, after “sitting” insert “whether adjourned until a future day or during pleasure,”
in line 10, after “sitting” insert “whether adjourned until a future day or during pleasure,”
Standing Order 63 (Committee of Selection)
In Standing Order 63:
in line 3, leave out “Lords” and insert “members of the House”
at the start of line 4, insert “At the beginning of each January”
in line 5, leave out “Lords” and insert “members of the House”
in line 22, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House”
in line 22, leave out “Chairman” and insert “Chair”
in line 23, leave out “Chairman” and insert “Chair”
in line 25, leave out “Chairman” and insert “Chair”
in line 30, leave out “Lords” and insert “members of the House”
in line 35, leave out “Lords” and insert “members of the House”
Standing Order 64 (Sessional Committees)
In Standing Order 64:
(1) after “Communications” insert “and Digital”
(2) after “International Relations” insert “and Defence”
(3) after “Procedure and Privileges Committee” insert “Public Services Committee”
Delete Standing Order 76 (Proroguing the Parliament at close of session).
The motion was agreed to.
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