Orders of the Day — Northern Ireland Constitution Bill – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th June 1973.

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Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

Photo of Mr Rafton Pounder Mr Rafton Pounder , Belfast South

May I seek your guidance, Sir Robert? A couple of hours ago I tabled an amendment—which, all being well, will appear on tomorrow's Notice Paper—to delete an item in Schedule 6. Not anticipating this rate of progress—

Photo of Mr William Whitelaw Mr William Whitelaw , Penrith and The Border

Perhaps I can help my hon. Friend. When we have dealt with the Bill to the end of Clause 43, I shall suggest that we report Progress, leaving for consideration tomorrow the new clauses and schedules.

Photo of Mr Selwyn Lloyd Mr Selwyn Lloyd , Wirral

That should satisfy the hon. Gentleman. He will have a chance to raise the matter on the schedule tomorrow.

Question put and agreed to.

Clause 41 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clauses 42 and 43 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

To report Progress and ask leave to sit again.—[Mr. Clegg.]

Committee report Progress; to sit again Tomorrow.