Questions to the Speaker

22.8It is not in order to address a question to the Speaker by written or public notice.1 Matters of order must be raised as points of order and matters of privilege under the procedure laid down for raising matters of privilege.2

Footnotes

  1. 1. If, in extremis, it proved necessary to address a question to the Speaker, on a matter which urgently concerned the proceedings of the House for which he was responsible, an application for an urgent question would be required.
  2. 2. Parl Deb (1901) 91, c 103, and see para 15.32.