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adjournment proceedings

Glossary of Parliamentary Procedure

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adjournment proceedings
A thirty-minute period prior to the daily adjournment, during which Members may raise matters they believe have not satisfactorily been dealt with during Oral Question Period or in the case of written questions have not been answered after forty-five days. Questions are followed by a Government reply.

Synonyms: adjournment debate; proceedings on adjournment; "late show".