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Order Paper

A separate Order Paper is issued daily for both the Commons and the Lords, listing the business for that day's sitting.

The Commons Order Paper provides MPs with details of what will be happening in the House, including the questions that have been tabled for departmental question sessions.

It also gives details of when and where the public bill committees and select committees will be meeting, and the list of debates to be held in Westminster Hall.

Written questions tabled to ministers by MPs on the previous day are listed at the back of the order paper.

The Order Paper used by peers gives details of business before the Lords in the Main Chamber and in the Moses Room.

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