Next Sitting Friday

Next sitting Friday is a term used in British politics to denote the next Friday during which the House of Commons "sits" - that is, hold debates and meetings. The term was needed as the House of Commons does not "sit" every Friday.



Famous quotes containing the words friday and/or sitting:

    His [O.J. Simpson’s] supporters lined the freeway to cheer him on Friday and commentators talked about his tragedy. Did those people see the photographs of the crime scene and the great blackening pools of blood seeping into the sidewalk? Did battered women watch all this on television and realize more vividly than ever before that their lives were cheap and their pain inconsequential?
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