Closure Motions

Leader of the House of Lords written question – answered on 9th April 2019.

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Photo of Lord Brabazon of Tara Lord Brabazon of Tara Deputy Speaker (Lords)

To ask the Leader of the House how many times the closure motion has been moved in the House of Lords in the last 20 years; and on what dates.

Photo of Baroness Evans of Bowes Park Baroness Evans of Bowes Park Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal

In the last 20 years the closure motion has been moved in the House of Lords 13 times: on 22 July 1999; 6 October 2003; 17 January 2011; 19 January 2011; 21 October 2011; 31 January 2014; 15 March 2019; and six times on 4 April 2019.

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