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Business Of The House

Volume 974: debated on Monday 26 November 1979

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That, at this day's sitting, the motions relating to Agriculture, Defence, Education, Science and Arts, Employment, Energy, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Home Affairs, Industry and Trade, Social Services, Transport, Treasury and Civil Service, Scottish Affairs and Welsh Affairs may be proceeded with though opposed, until half-past Eleven o'clock or for one and a half hours after they have been entered upon, whichever is the later, and that if proceedings on the motions have not been disposed of by that hour any amendments to the first motion which may have been selected by Mr. Speaker, may be moved, the questions thereon shall be put forthwith, and Mr. Speaker shall then proceed forthwith to put the Question upon the said motion and any Questions necessary to dispose of the other motions and of any amendments moved thereto which have been selected by him.—[Mr. Cope.]