HC Deb 30 October 1980 vol 991 cc848-9


That Standing Order No. 32 (Questions on Amendments) be amended, as follows: Line 11, after 'supply)' insert '(a)'. Line 14, after 'insert', insert '(or add)'. Line 18, after 'there', insert 'inserted (or Line 18, at end add— '(b) if such amendment involves leaving out all the effective words of the motion Mr. Speaker shall, after the amendment has been disposed of forthwith declare the main question (as amended or not as the case may be) to be agreed to.'.—[Mr. St. John-Stevas.]

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