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order paper

Politics a list indicating the order in which business is to be conducted, esp in Parliament
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Legislators across both Houses can now view the Hansard, order papers, bills and the legislative calendar within a second through the STL-developed platform.Clerk of the National Assembly Michael Sialai had in April said that digitisation of the order paper alone will save the government at least Sh15 million annually in printing and photocopy costs.
Our small communities in Wales are paying the price for the grandiose machinations of Tony Blair and New Labour and let us not forget all the South Wales MPs who shouted 'hear hear' waving their order papers as they chanted their support for the American-led war in Iraq.
Free travel ( if there's a bus still going there ( is hardly the promise we all thought we'd heard at that famous Budget speech, and the cheers in the chamber and waving of order papers would have been replaced by boos and jeers had MPs known what a shambles this policy would provoke.
Administratively, the Legislative Assembly web-site was expanded just prior to the opening of the session to include the Journal of the Legislative Assembly, daily order papers and transcripts of Oral Question Period.
Whereas the rest of Members of Parliament walked to where the order papers were placed to pick their copies, the man who former president Moi always referred to as 'Karnet' (Kalenjin for steel) would stand at the doorway, snap his fingers and an orderly would place the paper in Biwott's hands, with the latter walking away without as much as a glance at the giver of the paper.
The names were presented on May 17 and the time lapsed on June 29 as per the Hansard records of sittings and order papers.
'I was not surprised (by its appearance) because I knew about this via several MPs who received the Order Papers. So, last week, my lawyers had written to the AG,' Tawfik said.
The Prime Minister was given a standing ovation from his own MPs, waving their order papers. To adjust the balance the Conservatives gave the same reception to Mrs Thatcher as she went out of the chamber.
Conservative backbenchers, who have had little cause for joy in recent months, waved their order papers in delight at the stoney-faced Labour MPs opposite as Mr Howard peeled off the paper trying to cover the Government cracks.
Following the development, MPs will receive order papers, votes and proceedings, committee schedules, the Constitution and statues, Bills, Acts of Parliament, committee reports and other key parliamentary documents in soft copy.
Tory MPs, cheering and waving order papers, united behind their leader for the last -some might say first -time as Mr Duncan Smith sat down.
This was music to the ears of the Labour Party back-benchers who, when he had finished, waved their order papers and cheered him to the rafters.