Motion made, and Question proposed,
That this House welcomes the introduction of a procedure for the tabling and answering of written questions and the making of written ministerial statements during the summer adjournment, as adopted by the House on 24th July for the current session; accordingly reconsiders the part of its resolution of 29th October 2002 endorsing the proposal for September sittings; and is of the opinion that the House should not sit during September (except pursuant to the provisions of
Amendment proposed: leave out from 'should' to end and insert
'hold regular sittings for a period in September.'.— [Mr. Winnick.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:—
The House divided: Ayes 122, Noes 354.