House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 7 February 1922

  • Preamble

    The Fifth Session of the Thirty-first Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, appointed to meet 7th February, 1922, in the twelfth year in the Reign of King George V., was...

  • Warrants for New Writs.

    Mr. SPEAKER informed the House that he had, during the Recess, issued Warrants for New Writs, namely:—

  • New Writ,

    For the Borough of Camberwell (North Division), in the room of Captain HENRY NEWTON KNIGHTS (Chiltern Hundreds).—[Colonel Leslie Wilson.]

  • New Member Sworn,

    For the County of Salop (Ludlow Division), Captain IVOR MILES WINDSOR-CLIVE, commonly called Viscount Windsor.

  • Sessional Orders.

    • Elections.

      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...


      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.


      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.

      National Health Insurance Bill.

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      I beg to give notice that I shall, on an early day, ask leave to introduce a Bill to provide for an increase in the rates of contribution and an extension of benefits under the Acts relating to...

      Audit Bill.

      1 speech

      I beg to give notice that I shall, on an early day, ask leave to introduce a Bill to make provision with respect to the period for which the accounts of certain local authorities and public...

      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.

      1 speech

      (in court dress) I beg to move: That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty as followeth:

      Most Gracioits Sovereign,

      105 speeches

      We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Majesty for the...


      Resolved, "That this House do now adjourn."—[Sir J. Gilmour.]

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Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

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