Friday, 31 March 1922
The House met at Eleven of the Clock. Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair.
Leicester Freemen Bill,
Sir J. D. REES: (by Private Notice) asked the Under-Secretary of State for India if there is any truth in the reports of the resignation of Lord Reading.
Ordered, That Government Business, or any proceedings arising from, or incidental to, the Consideration of the Lords Amendments to the Irish Free State (Agreement) Bill be not interrupted at this...
Sir SAMUEL ROBERTS reported from the Chairmen's Panel: That they had appointed Sir Halford Mackinder to act as Chairman of Standing Committee B (in respect of the Unemployment Insurance Bill).
Sir SAMUEL ROBERTS reported from the Committee of Selection; That they had discharged the following Members from Standing Committee B: Mr. Gillis, Mr. Thomas Shaw, and Lieut.-Colonel Willey; and...
That they have passed a Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the marriage of Violet Emily Crofts, of Aclare Rectory, Aclare, in the county of Sligo, in Ireland, with Christopher Nason Crofts, her...
Order for Consideration of Lords Amendments read.
"(1) The Articles of Agreement for a Treaty between Great Britain and Ireland set forth in the schedule to this Act shall have the force of law as from the date of the passing of this Act:
Resolution reported, That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session relating to insurance against unemployment, it is expedient— (1) to authorise the payment, out of moneys...
Considered in Committee, and reported, without Amendment; to be read the Third time upon Monday next.
Irish Free State (Agreement) Bill,—That they do not insist upon their Amendments with which the Commons have disagreed and agree with the Amendment which the Commons have proposed in lieu...
Order read for resuming adjourned Debate on Question [30th March] "That the Bill be now read a Second time."
Message to attend the Lords Commissioners.
Question again proposed, "That the Bill be now read a Second time."
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