HC Deb 28 March 1983 vol 40 c29


That the report (16 March) from the Business Committee be now considered.—[Mr. Biffen.]

Report considered accordingly.

Question,That this House doth agree with the Committee in their resolution, put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 43 (Business Committee), and agreed to.

Following is the Report of the Business Committee: That the allotted days which under the order [16 February] are given to the proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading shall be allotted in the manner shown in the Table set out below and, subject to the provisions of that Order, be brought to a conclusion at the time specified in the third column of that Table.

Allotted Proceedings Time for conclusion of proceedings
First day Government New Clauses 10 pm
Other New Clauses Midnight
Second day Remaining Proceedings on Consideration 7 pm
Third Reading 10 pm