Standing Orders (Public Business)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:01 pm on 22nd October 2015.

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Photo of Jake Berry Jake Berry Conservative, Rossendale and Darwen 3:01 pm, 22nd October 2015

On the issue of what SNP Members will or will not back the Government on, the hon. Gentleman will be aware of their self-denying ordinance, as they call it, not to vote on England-only issues. The First Minister of Scotland restated that in 2008, using the example of fox hunting. Of course, that self-denying ordinance was broken in revenge, torpedoing all their arguments.