Standing Orders of the House of Commons - Public Business

Review the rules that regulate the way MPs conduct House of Commons public business, including electing the Speaker and powers of committees. This page contains both the most recent Standing Orders and Amendments published since the 2017 General Election, which appear at the top of the page, and also previous versions below.

Current Standing Orders

Addendum to Standing Orders (Public Business) 6 February 2019

Addendum to Standing Orders (Public Business) 24 January 2019

Addendum to Standing Orders (Public Business) 12 September 2018

Standing Orders (Public Business) 1 May 2018


Previous Versions of Standing Orders

Addendum to Standing Orders (Public Business) 19 October 2017

Standing Orders (Public Business) 20 April 2017

Standing Orders and Addenda - 2010 - 2015 Parliament

Standing Orders and Addenda - pre-2010