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Orders of the Day — National Lottery Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:32 pm on 14th June 2005.

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Photo of John Bercow John Bercow Conservative, Buckingham 3:32 pm, 14th June 2005

Like many Members, I am concerned about the transparency of the process. With regard to clause 14(2) and the power to distribute funds under section 36B of the National Lottery etc. Act 1993, can the right hon. Gentleman tell the House whether the order-making power is exercisable by the negative procedure of the House or according to its affirmative counterpart?