HC Deb 16 November 1971 vol 826 c380

Ordered, That Standing Order No. 29 (Counting) be repealed, and that a new Standing Order be made, as follows: (Counting)

  1. (1) The House shall not be counted at any time.
  2. (2) If at any time it shall appear, on a division, that forty Members are not present, the business under consideration shall stand over until the next sitting of the House and the next business shall be taken.—[Mr. Whitelaw.]

Back to