House of Commons debates

Thursday, 23 November 1922

  • Preamble

    The House met at Twelve of the Clock, Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair.

  • Members Sworm.

    The following Members took and subscribed the Oath or made and subscribed the Affirmation required by law, and signed the Roll:—John Gretton, esquire, County of Stafford (Burton...

  • 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 thi6 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.

      Chairman of Ways and Means and Deputy-Chairman.

      Ordered, That Mr. James Hope be the Chairman of Ways and Means, and that Captain Fitzroy be the Deputy -Chairman.—[The Prime Minister.]

      Internment of a Member.

      6 speeches

      Mr. Speaker informed the House that he had received the following letter relating to the internment of a Member:—

  • 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, and His Majesty was pleased to make a most Gracious Speech to both Houses of Parliament, of...

  • Debate on the Address.

    79 speeches

    (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 subjects in the United...

  • Adjournment.

    3 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the House do now adjourn."— [Lieut.-Colonel Buckley.]

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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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