Motion

Business of the House - Motion on Standing Orders – in the House of Lords at 9:15 pm on 4th September 2019.

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Lord Harris of Haringey:

Moved by Lord Harris of Haringey

That the Question be now put.

Photo of Lord Harris of Haringey Lord Harris of Haringey Labour

My Lords, since we have already had a de facto debate, I move that the Question be now put.

Photo of Lord Fowler Lord Fowler Chair, House of Lords Commission, Lord Speaker, Chair, House of Lords Commission

I am instructed by order of the House to say that the Motion “That the Question be now put” is considered to be a most exceptional procedure and the House will not accept it save in circumstances where it is felt to be the only means of ensuring the proper conduct of the business of the House. Further, if a Member who seeks to move it persists in his intention, the practice of the House is that the Question on the Motion is put without debate. Does the noble Lord still wish to move the Motion?

Photo of Lord Harris of Haringey Lord Harris of Haringey Labour

Yes.

Ayes 278, Noes 121.

Division number 7 Business of the House - Motion on Standing Orders — Motion

Aye: 276 Members of the House of Lords

No: 119 Members of the House of Lords

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Lord Harris of Haringey’s Motion agreed.

Ayes 94, Noes 272.

Division number 8 Business of the House - Motion on Standing Orders — Motion

Aye: 92 Members of the House of Lords

No: 270 Members of the House of Lords

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Baroness Noakes’s amendment to the Motion (2B) disagreed.