Programming of Government Bills
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Allocation of time motions control the amount of time the House will spend on particular items of business, usually Bills. The motion may provide that one or more stages of a Bill be completed either by a fixed date, or by a fixed number of sittings (either of the House, or a Committee, or both).
- P10 - Programming of Government Bills (pdf 198KB)
- Appendix B - Allocation of Time Motions since 1946-47 (pdf 102KB)
Sessional Orders on Programme Motions
- Parliamentary Papers
Memorandum from Chairman of Ways and Means to Modernisation Committee [HC 1168-II Ev.50-54]