Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:12 am on 14th September 2017.

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Photo of Peter Bone Peter Bone Conservative, Wellingborough 11:12 am, 14th September 2017

Someone has shouted “When?” It is probably likely to happen again. Could we have an undertaking from the Leader of the House that in those circumstances the Government would subsequently make a statement in reaction to any such vote? This also applies to debates arranged by the Backbench Business Committee. If the House passes something, the Government need to respond to it. It would therefore help the House if the Leader of the House were able to give such an undertaking.