Committee on Procedures Inquiry into Members' Statements

Terms of Reference

  • How frequently Members should have the opportunity to make statements;
  • How long any period for statements should last;
  • At what point during a sitting Members' statements should be scheduled, as well as whether it should be at a set time for each sitting or fexible;
  • The process by which Members are chosen to make a statement;
  • What time limit there should be on each individual statement; and
  • Whether there should be any formal restrictions on what Members might say in their statements.