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Old 20th Mar 2019, 13:54
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Sallyann1234
 
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Originally Posted by wiggy View Post
According to a constitutional expert on the box the other night (BBC Parliament) the convention is that in the event of a tie the Speaker case his/her vote such as to maintain the status quo...
It will be interesting in those circumstances to find out how the Speaker defined the 'status quo'.
Would that be the status quo before the referendum? Or the status quo before May asked for the extension?
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