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Business without Debate
20 March 2013
Volume 560

Finance and Services Committee (Amendment of Standing Orders)

Ordered,

That Standing Order No. 144 (Finance and Services Committee) be amended as follows:

(a) in line 3, after ‘services’, leave out ‘for the House’ and insert ‘provided from the Estimates for the House of Commons’;

(b) in line 4, leave out ‘Board of Management’ and insert ‘Management Board’;

(c) line 7, at the end, add ‘(b) with the assistance of the Accounting Officer, to prepare the Estimates for House of Commons: Members for submission to the Members Estimate Committee;’;

(d) in line 10, leave out from ‘Commission’ to the end of sub-paragraph (c) and insert the words ‘and the Members Estimate Committee or the Speaker on the financial and administrative implications of recommendations made to them by other Committees of the House.’; and

(e) line 25, at the end, add ‘or the Members Estimate Committee as appropriate.’—(Karen Bradley.)

House of Commons Members Estimate Committee (Amendment of Standing Orders)

Ordered,

That Standing Order No. 152D (Members Estimate Committee) be amended as follows:

(a) line 8, at the end, add ‘(a) to agree the Estimates for the House of Commons: Members;’;

(b) line 10, leave out ‘and the Guide to Members’ Allowances known as the Green Book’; and

(c) line 24, leave out sub-paragraph (e).—(Karen Bradley.)

House of Commons Members Estimates (Pre-Paid Envelopes and Stationery)

Resolved,

That with effect from 1 April 2013 the cost of Members’ pre-paid envelopes and stationery, currently a charge on the House of Commons: Administration Estimate, shall be a charge on the House of Commons: Members Estimate.—(Karen Bradley.)

Business of the House

Ordered,

That at the sitting on Tuesday 26 March, notwithstanding paragraph (4) of Standing Order No. 14, consideration of any Lords Message that may be received shall have precedence over the business determined by the Backbench Business Committee.—(Karen Bradley.)