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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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'It was not in the Order Paper. It is all just hearsay and rumours in the news.
However, with regard to the bases, which are the subject of the Question on the Order Paper, there is no question of Britain having failed to meet her obligations.
Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC) says adoption of the paperless platform has streamlined operations, increased speed and efficiencies as legislators can now get all documents on their iPads."It has increased the level of transparency, ease of accessing documents like bills, motions and order papers and generally, it is now easier to get information that would ordinarily take hours to sift through the millions of papers," a source at PSC who did not want to be quoted said.
Mr Barclay said if the Commons takes control of the order paper and votes for a different outcome, it would "potentially collide with fundamental commitments the Government has given in their manifesto", though he said the vote itself would "not be binding".
Ms Mbetes letter was in reply to a request on 11 February from Ms Mazzone to Ms Mbete for an urgent motion for debate on the Eskom energy crisis to be placed on the Order Paper of the National Assembly.
North East Labour MP Ronnie Campbell asked the PM to tell MPs what the debt level currently stood at - before turning his parliamentary order paper over to reveal that he had written the figure in black marker pen.
North EastLabour MP Ronnie Campbell asked the PM to tell MPs what the debt level currently stood at - before turning his parliamentary order paper over to reveal that he had written the figure in black marker pen.
'We used to have a scenario where the Order Paper had many motions belonging to a single Member of Parliament and would go on for two consecutive Fridays.
It was the only business in the order paper of the day,' he said on Tuesday.
THREE weeks on from the general election and no sign in the House of Commons order paper of Western Isles SNP MP Angus MacNeil renewing his commitment to any kind of effective representation.
Say "Ok Google, order paper towels" for the speaker to place an order on Google Express.
Among the directives given by the Chair, the directive of October 21, 2015, followed a question raised by the Deputy Government House Leader on October 6, 2015, concerning written questions that were made public before being published in the Order Paper and Notices.