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Order Paper—Order of Business

The Order of Business section of the Order Paper lays out the plan for the day’s sitting. The sequence of headings represents the categories of business that can be covered that day and the order in which they are to be dealt with, as set out in the Standing Orders of the House of Commons. The entries under a particular heading describe the items of business that can be considered when the Speaker calls that heading. However, some headings may be followed by no entries for one of three reasons:

The typical Order of Business for a Tuesday is as follows:

(See the Order Paper and Notice Paper on the House of Commons website.)

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