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From 13 June:
10.23 pm

The Deputy Speaker (Lord Geddes): Amendment 235A is in the name of Baroness Henig.

Amendment 235A not moved.

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: My Lords, I nearly transgressed by being on my feet when the Deputy Speaker was on his feet, which would have been an heinous crime at any time, but particularly at 10.23 pm... It has been agreed through the usual channels that we will conclude business tonight at approximately 11 am.

Noble Lords: Oh! [A catch-all Hansardism to denote widespread consternation.]

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: Well, there you are—that is what I really want to do. One minute's break between today and tomorrow would give us enough time for Prayers. My Lords, in fact it will be 11 pm. [...]

The Deputy Speaker: My Lords, I am much relieved that I was interrupted, because Amendment 235A is in the name of Baroness Hamwee. Amendment 236 is grouped with Amendment 235, on which we have just had a Division.

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: With the greatest respect, it was pointed out earlier that there is a misprint in the grouping list. My noble friend made it clear that there is a group starting Amendments 236, 237 and 238.

The Deputy Speaker: I beg your Lordships' pardon. That information had not reached me. [Hansard]
And so on. Really, they just shouldn't sit past 10pm.

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