§ Lord Strathclyde
My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend the Leader of the House, I beg to move the Motion standing in his name on the Order Paper. In doing so, I should also like to say a word about today's debates standing in the names of my noble friends Lord Montagu of Beaulieu and Lord Willoughby de Broke. In the debate of my noble friend Lord Montagu, other than the mover, the Front Bench spokesmen and the Minister replying, speakers will be limited to nine minutes. In the debate of my noble friend Lord Willoughby, other than the mover and the Minister replying, speakers will be limited to 11 minutes. I should remind all noble Lords speaking in these 1139 debates that if any noble Lord were to speak at greater length, it would be met, I am sure, by the strongest disapproval of subsequent speakers in those debates.
Moved, That the debate on the Motion in the name of the Lord Montagu of Beaulieu set down for this day shall be limited to three and a half hours, and that in the name of Lord Willoughby de Broke set down for this day to two and a half hours.—(Lord Strathclyde.)
On Question, Motion agreed to.