HL Deb 09 December 1971 vol 326 c893

My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend the Leader of the House, I beg to move the first Motion standing in his name on the Order Paper.

Moved, That, until the House rises for the Christmas Recess, Standing Orders No. 36 (Arrangement of the Order Paper) and 42 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be suspended, and that Government business do have, except with the consent of the Government, precedence over other business during the same period.—(Earl St. Aldwyn.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.