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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:41 pm on 27th March 2019.

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Photo of Patrick Grady Patrick Grady SNP Chief Whip 2:41 pm, 27th March 2019

I am surprised that there has not been more objection to the other innovation taking place, which is that we are going to cast our votes using bits of paper. Some might want to use vellum or quill and ink. If Mr Speaker were to choose all the amendments, that could result in about four hours of voting. So perhaps the real innovation that comes from today is a modernisation of our voting systems, too.