Amendment 3

Part of Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Report – in the House of Lords at 4:30 pm on 17th July 2019.

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Lord Anderson of Ipswich:

Moved by Lord Anderson of Ipswich

3: Clause 3, page 2, line 20, leave out subsection (2) and insert—“(2A) The Secretary of State must make arrangements for—(a) a copy of each report published under subsection (1) to be laid before each House of Parliament by the end of the day on which it is published,(b) a motion in neutral terms, to the effect that the House of Commons has considered the report, to be moved in the House of Commons by a Minister of the Crown, and(c) a motion for the House of Lords to take note of the report to be tabled in the House of Lords and moved by a Minister of the Crown.(2B) The motions required under subsections (2A)(b) and (c) must be moved in the relevant House by a Minister of the Crown within the period of five calendar days beginning with the end of the day on which the report is laid before Parliament.”

Amendment 3A (to Amendment 3) not moved.

Ayes 272, Noes 169.