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Procedure Committee Reports

Volume 130: debated on Wednesday 30 March 1988

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To ask the Lord President of the Council if he will publish in the Official Report a list of Procedure Committee reports for each Session since 1958; and if he will list those reports which were debated on the Floor of the House, together with the date, since that date.

The following list includes the substantive reports from Procedure Committees, together with their titles or an indication of their subject matter, and the dates on which the reports, or the recommendations made in reports, were debated:

Session

Report

Report or recommendations debated

1969–70First ReportTen Minute Rule Bills23 November 1970
Second ReportQuestion Time7 April 1971
1970–71Second Special ReportJoint Committee on Consolidation, etc Bills
First ReportScrutiny of Taxation
Second ReportThe Process of Legislation

116 November 1971

24 November 1971
8 August 1972
18 December 1972
1971–72Fourth Special ReportScrutiny of Taxation
First ReportElection of a Speaker8 August 1972
Second ReportDebates on Consolidated Fund Bills; and Ministerial Statements18 December 1972
Third ReportRights of Members to attend Meeting of Select Committee18 December 1972
Fourth ReportMatters sub judice28 June 1972
Fifth ReportLords Amendments to the NHS (Family Planning) Amendment Bill
Sixth ReportTime of Opposed Private Business
1972–73First ReportTiming of the Budget Statement
Second ReportPowers of Chairman of Standing Committees, and Public Petitions
Third ReportDebates on Defence24 November 1973
Fourth ReportIntroduction of New Members after By-Elections
Fifth ReportDeferment of Private Members' Bills20 November 1973
Sixth ReportMembers' Constituency Interests and Select Committee Inquiries
1974–75First ReportEuropean Secondary Legislation3 November 1975
Second ReportCalling Amendments for Division at the end of debate on a motion
Third ReportLate Sittings of the House
Fourth ReportRestriction on the length of speeches
1975–76First ReportProcedure for establishing the order of Oral Questions31 October 1979
Second ReportOrder of Precedence of Private Members' Bills31 October 1979
Third ReportTabling of Questions and Access to the Table Office
1976–77First ReportCalling Amendments for Divison at the end of Debate31 October 1979
Second ReportMethod of Raising Points of Order during Divisions31 October 1979
Third ReportVoting on Opposition Motions on Supply Days31 October 1979
30 October 1980
Fourth ReportBusiness of the House Motions31 October 1979
Fifth ReportQuestions to the Prime Minister31 October 1979
Sixth ReportThe Operation of Standing Order No. 931 October 1979
Seventh ReportEligibility of Members successful in Ballots for Motions and Bills to take part in subsequent Ballots31 October 1979
Eighth ReportTabling of Amendments to Bills on the day of Second Reading31 October 1979
1977–78First ReportPublic Bill Procedure; Delegated31 October 1979
Legislation; European Communities17 January 1980
Legislation; Financial Control; Organisation of Sessions and sittings30 October 1980
1980–81First ReportProcedure (Supply)19 July 1982
1982–83First ReportProcedure (Finance)6 December 1983
1983–84First ReportShort Speeches31 October 1984
1984–85First ReportPrinting of Oral Questions to the Prime Minister
Second ReportPublic Bill Procedure27 February 1986
Third ReportQuestions lost when a Sitting is broken27 February 1986
Fourth ReportShort Speeches27 February 1986
1985–86First ReportThe Operation of Standing Order No. 1027 February 1986

Session

Report

Report or recommendations debated

Second ReportAllocation of time to Goverment Bills in Standing Committee
Third ReportShort Speeches
1986–87First ReportA Parliamentary Calendar
Second ReportUse of time on the Floor of the House
Third ReportEarly Day Motions

1 Some recommendations were the subject of a Government Statement on 8 November 1971.