HC Deb 26 January 1990 vol 165 c1241

Order for Second Reading read.

Mr. Deputy Speaker (Mr. Harold Walker)

Queen's consent not signified. I cannot put the Question.

Mr. Graham Allen (Nottingham, North)

Has the Queen not given her consent, Mr. Deputy Speaker?

Mr. Deputy Speaker

She has not been in touch with me.

Mr. Allen

Oh dear, I am sorry.