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Cost of Living: Energy and Housing

Part of Bills Presented — Finance Bill – in the House of Commons at 11:13 am on 5th June 2014.

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Photo of John Bercow John Bercow Chair, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, Chair, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, Speaker of the House of Commons, Speaker of the House of Commons 11:13 am, 5th June 2014

Order. Just before I call the next speaker, may I impress upon the House that although there is no formal time limit on speeches, a certain self-denying ordinance would help? I invite hon. Members to help each other in these matters. Although in terms of courtesy, legendary as it is, there is much to be said for Members seeking to imitate Sir Edward Garnier, there is no need for them to feel the need to do so as far as length of speech is concerned.