HC Deb 10 February 1998 vol 306 cc159-60

Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 82 (Business Committee), That the further Report [9th February] from the Business Committee be now considered.—[Mr. Allen. ]

Question agreed to. Report considered accordingly.

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee in its Resolution.—[Mr. Allen. ]

Following is the report of the Business Committee [9 February]: That it had come to a further Resolution in respect of the Scotland Bill, which it had directed him to report to the House: That the Resolution of the Committee reported to the House on 22nd January be varied so that—

  1. (a) the third to eighth days allotted under the Order [13th January] to proceedings in Committee of the whole House shall be allotted in the manner shown in the Table set out below, and
  2. (b) each part of the proceedings shall, if not previously brought to a conclusion, be brought to a conclusion (in accordance with the Order) at the time specified in the third column of the Table.

Allotted day Proceedings in Committee Time for conclusion of proceedings
Third day Clause 41 6.00 p.m.
Clauses 42 to 47 7.00 p.m.
Clauses 48 to 53 8.30 p.m.
Clauses 54 to 60 10.00 p.m.
Fourth day Clause 61 (up to and including the word "determine" in subsection (2)) 7.00 p.m.
Clause 61 (remaining proceedings)
Clause 62 8.45 p.m.
Clauses 63 to 68 10.00 p.m.
Fifth to eighth days Remaining proceedings (according to time limits to be determined by a further report or further reports of the Business Committee) 10.00 p.m. on the eighth day