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Business without Debate

Volume 534: debated on Tuesday 25 October 2011

Delegated Legislation

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)),

Constitutional Law

That the draft Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (Consequential Modifications of Enactments) Order 2011, which was laid before this House on 14 July, be approved.—(Angela Watkinson.)

Question agreed to.



That, at the sitting on Wednesday 26 October, paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 31 (Questions on amendments) shall apply to the Motions in the name of Edward Miliband as if the day were an Opposition Day; proceedings on the Motions may continue, though opposed, until the moment of interruption and shall then lapse if not previously disposed of; and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply.—(Angela Watkinson.)


With the leave of the House, we will take motions 6 and 7 together.


Scottish Affairs

That Cathy Jamieson and Fiona O’Donnell be discharged from the Scottish Affairs Committee and Iain McKenzie and Graeme Morrice be added.

Work and Pensions

That Kate Green be discharged from the Work and Pensions Committee and Sheila Gilmore be added.—(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)