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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:10 pm on 4th December 2018.

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Photo of Andrew Murrison Andrew Murrison Chair, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee 2:10 pm, 4th December 2018

I am following my hon. Friend’s remarks with a great deal of interest. He will know, since he is an expert on “Erskine May”, that it says very clearly on page 168, from memory, that the Humble Address should not normally be used on matters that touch directly on Bills before Parliament, as this clearly does. So was the Humble Address being used correctly, in his view, or incorrectly?