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Amendment 4

Part of European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill - Committee – in the House of Lords at 3:30 pm on 8th April 2019.

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Photo of Lord Forsyth of Drumlean Lord Forsyth of Drumlean Chair, Economic Affairs Committee, Chair, Finance Bill Sub-Committee 3:30 pm, 8th April 2019

Could the noble Lord help us understand what the word “exceptional” means? On Thursday we had five closure Motions, where the Lord Speaker had to read out a text that says this should be used only in the most exceptional circumstances.