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Abortion (Amendment) Bill

Volume 885: debated on Friday 7 February 1975

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The first paragraph of the Government's motion need not be proceeded with now.

On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. Are you putting the motion regarding the Northern Ireland Committee? Some hon. Members could not hear.

If the hon. Gentleman watches his Order Paper he will realise that I have to deal with the Abortion (Amendment) Bill first and the Government's proposal.


That the Select Committee on the Abortion (Amendment) Bill do consist of Eleven Members.


That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records; to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House; to adjourn from place to place; to report from time to time; and to report Minutes of Evidence from time to time.


That Three be the quorum of the Committee.—[Mr. Walter Harrison.]