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Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee Reports

Modernisation of the House of Commons - Fourth Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 4 March 1998.


TABLE OF CONTENTS


Terms of Reference

REPORT
Paragraph

Introduction
1
The role of the Speaker 7
Attendance in the Chamber 8
Short speeches 11
Precedence for Privy Councillors 25
Relations with the House of Lords 29
Mode of address 36
Behaviour when not speaking 42
Courtesy 48
The use of quotations 50
Spying strangers 55
Points of order during divisions 63
Sanctions against misconduct 66
Questions and answers 70
Statements 77
Conclusion 81
Summary of Recommendations
PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE RELATING TO THE REPORT



 
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