House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 15 February 1921

  • Preamble

    The Third Session of the Thirty-first Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, appointed to meet 15th February, 1921, in the eleventh year in the Reign of King George V.,...

  • Warrant for New Writ.

    Mr. SPEAKER informed the House that he had issued, during the Recess, a Warrant for a New Writ for the County of Cardigan, in the room of Matthew Lewis Vaughan-Davies, Esquire, called up to the...

  • Imprisonment of Members.

    Mr. SPEAKER informed the House that he had received the following letters relating to the arrest and imprisonment of Members:

  • New Member Sworn.

    SAMUEL ROBERTS, Esquire, for the County of Hereford (Hereford Division).

  • Sessional Orders.

    • Elections.

      3 speeches

      Ordered, That all Members who are returned for two or more places in any part of the United Kingdom do make their Election for which of the places they will serve, within one week after it shall...

    • Witnesses.

      Resolved, That if it shall appear that any person hath been tampering with any Witness, in respect of his evidence to be given to this House, or any Committee thereof, or directly or indirectly...

      Metropolitan Police.

      Ordered, That the Commissioners of the Police of the Metropolis do take care that, during the Session of Parliament, the passages through the streets leading to this House be kept free and open,...

      Votes and Proceedings.

      Ordered, That the Votes and Proceedings of this House be printed, being first perused by Mr. Speaker; and that he do appoint the printing thereof; and that no person but such as he shall appoint...

      Privileges.

      Ordered, That a Committee of Privileges be appointed.

      Outlawries Bill.

      "For the more effectual preventing Clandestine Outlawries," read the First time; to be read a Second time.

      Journal

      Ordered, That the Journal of this House, from the end of the last Session to the end of the present Session, with an Index thereto, be printed.

  • King's Speech.

    1 speech

    I have to acquaint the House that this House has this day attended His Majesty in the House of Peers, to hear His Majesty's Most Gracious Speech to both Houses of Parliament, in pursuance of His...

  • Debate on the Address.

    67 speeches

    Mr. J. C. C. DAVIDSON: (in Court dress) I beg to move: That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty as followeth: Most Gracious Sovereign, We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal...

  • Imperial Defence.

    5 speeches

    Major-General Sir J. DAVIDSON: I beg to move, at the end of the Question, to add the words, but regret that His Majesty's Gracious Speech contains no reference to the very urgent need for...

  • Adjournment.

    Resolved, "That this House do now adjourn."—[Lord E. Talbot.]

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