HC Deb 09 July 2002 vol 388 c841W
59. Mr. Simon Thomas

To ask the President of the Council what assessment he has made of the impact of programming motions on the number of amendments to Bills discussed. [65359]

Mr. Bradshaw

I understand that some groups of amendments on programmed bills have not been reached. If there is engagement on all sides, I hope the number of such groups can be minimised. We should also remember that in the past, many groups of amendments on guillotined bills were not discussed.

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