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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:15 pm on 27th February 1986.

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Ordered,That Standing Order No. 8 (Questions to Members) be amended, as follows:Line 99, at end, add—'(9) Any questions tabled for written answer on a day on which this House does not sit by reason of the continuance of a previous sitting shall be deemed to be questions for written answer on the next sitting day and shall appear on the order paper for that day.'—[Mr. Biffen.]