Civil Partnership Bill [Lords]

Part of the debate – in a Public Bill Committee at 9:15 am on 21st October 2004.

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Photo of Roger Gale Roger Gale Conservative, North Thanet 9:15 am, 21st October 2004

The Question under discussion at the moment is that the programme motion on the amendment paper be agreed to. Since then, I have received a manuscript amendment. In view of the fact that the amendment paper was available to Members only first thing this morning, I am minded to accept for discussion that manuscript amendment to the timetable motion. The amendment is debatable within the same half hour, which means that this debate will have to be curtailed at 9.40.

Manuscript amendment proposed: in line 1 of the table, leave out ''5.00 pm'' and insert ''6.30 pm''.—[Mr. Chope.]