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Part of Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill – in the House of Commons at 1:15 pm on 18th July 2019.

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Photo of John Penrose John Penrose The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office 1:15 pm, 18th July 2019

Voters will conclude that this is a clever piece of procedure that pretends to care about democracy, but in reality is trying to prevent a decision that has already been taken from ever happening at all.

One hour having elapsed since the commencement of proceedings on Lords amendments, the debate was interrupted (Programme Order, 8 July).

The Speaker put forthwith the Question already proposed from the Chair (Standing Order No. 83F), That amendment (a) to Lords amendment 1 be made.