Business of the House (26 February)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:15 pm on 25th February 2013.

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Photo of Peter Bone Peter Bone Conservative, Wellingborough 10:15 pm, 25th February 2013

I am very grateful to the Leader of the House for the apology for what he said earlier, but I believe I am still correct in saying that what the House voted for, and the position tonight, is the programme motion of 19 November. The Leader of the House may wish to table a programme motion tomorrow to curtail the debate on the Bill.

We have two things going wrong here. We have a reduction of scrutiny of the Bill and at the same time we are pushing back—it could be very late, because we do not know if there will be any statements or urgent questions tomorrow—discussion of private business. It is really a bit of a dog’s ear—