Points of Order

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:30 pm on 25th May 2005.

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Photo of Simon Hughes Simon Hughes Shadow Attorney General, Party Chair, Liberal Democrats 12:30 pm, 25th May 2005

Further to the point of order made by Mrs. Spelman, Mr. Speaker, you were robust in the last Parliament and said that if there were a ministerial announcement, it should be made here first, with the press statement coming later. The hon. Lady said that things had been done in the wrong order today, and it would be helpful if you confirmed your statement of the last Parliament.