Report and Recommendations of the Committee on Standing Orders and Dáil Reform: Motion

I move:

That, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders -

(a) the rotas in relation to Leaders’ Questions, private members’ time, and Priority Questions, as contained in the Report of the Committee on Standing Orders and Dáil Reform dated 8th July, 2020, be adopted for the month of July 2020 only, and

(b) the following sequence and times shall apply in relation to the speaking arrangements on private members’ time for the month of July 2020 only:

(i) where Sinn Féin is the sponsor -

Sinn Féin – 20 minutes

Government 10 minutes

Sinn Féin – 10 minutes

all other parties and groups in Opposition – 10 minutes each

Government 10 minutes

Sinn Féin – 10 minutes

(ii) where any other party or group in Opposition is the sponsor -

Sponsor – 20 minutes

Government – 10 minutes

Sponsor – 10 minutes

Sinn Féin – 20 minutes

all other parties and groups in Opposition – 8 minutes each

Government 10 minutes

Sponsor – 10 minutes.

Question put and agreed to.