Urgent questions > Fridays, on
This index term is related to the following paragraphs within Erskine May:
Interruption of item of business
Interruptions of sitting and of business
"Public business normally continues until the moment of interruption (see para 17.8 ). But an item of business under consideration is liable to be interrupted, or, more technically, suspended and postponed at an earlier hour: (i) by a motion that the Ho..."
Paragraph 17.21, in Part 3, Chapter 17
Overview of business
"On Fridays, no provision is made for items which on other sitting days are taken before public business and which require an appreciable amount of time for consideration. The orders of the day that may be taken on Friday are restricted to Private Membe..."
Paragraph 19.3, in Part 3, Chapter 19
Order of business
"Questions which have not appeared on the paper, but which are of an urgent character and relate either to matters of public importance, or to the arrangement of business, may be taken immediately after the end of Question Time or at 11 am on a Friday ..."
Paragraph 19.17, in Part 3, Chapter 19
* denotes reference is in the footnotes for the paragraph.