Procedure Committee Reports
Backbench Business — [32nd( )Allotted Day]
Caroline Lucas (Brighton, Pavilion, Green)
The hon. Gentleman said that the agreement was on the voluntary introduction of explanatory statements, but we are driving towards something mandatory. In his response to the Committee’s report, words such as “significant burden”, “lukewarm support”, “inconclusive” and “disappointing” strongly suggest that the Government are not firmly behind our proposal.