Arrangements on the Order of Business: Motion

I move:

That notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, and with effect until Thursday 1st July, 2021—

(1) subject to paragraph (2), where there is opposition to an arrangement or arrangements on the Order of Business, or where an amendment or amendments have been proposed to the arrangements, the Ceann Comhairle may permit a statement not exceeding one minute thereon from the Leader or a representative of each party or group in Opposition, and a representative of Government may make a statement in response which shall not exceed three minutes;

(3) a single question shall be put from the Chair in relation to the arrangements for the sitting week; and

(4) the clock shall be stopped for the first division claimed on the Order of Business, but shall not be stopped for any second or subsequent division, and otherwise this sessional Order shall not impact on the overall 30 minutes set out in Standing Order 35(2)(d).

Question put and agreed to.