625. Application of the Commons claim to Lords amendments.

The Commons will invariably treat as a breach of their privileges any amendment made by the Lords to bills of aid or supply1; and in consequence the Lords regularly refrain from going into committee on such bills.

As regards amendments affecting privilege made by the Lords to other bills, the Commons will normally be prepared to waive their privilege as each individual amendment is considered so long as they do not materially infringe the privileges of the Commons. This course will usually be followed where the Lords amendments concern local government finance, and may be followed in other cases where

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