Motion made, and Question put,
That, with effect from the beginning of the next Session of Parliament, the following amendment to
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'(3) The Speaker may call Members between certain hours to speak for a specified maximum time (not being less than three minutes) and during this time the reference to eight minutes in paragraph (1) and the provisions of paragraph (2) shall not apply.'— [Mr. Straw.]
The House divided: Ayes 365, Noes 62.