MATTERS SUB JUDICE (No. 2)

September Sittings – in the House of Commons at 6:25 pm on 1st November 2006.

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Ordered,

That, with effect from the beginning of the next Session of Parliament,

(1) the following Standing Order (Sub judice) be made:

'42A. The Speaker, or the chairman, may direct any Member who breaches the terms of the sub judice resolution of the House to resume his seat.'; and

(2) the following amendment to Standing Order No. 89(3)(c) (Procedure in standing/general committees) be made:

Line 40, after 'repetition),' insert 'No. 42A (Sub judice),'.— [Mr. Straw.]