House of Commons debates

Friday, 18 September 1959

  • Preamble

    The House—after the Adjournment on 30th July, 1959, for the Summer Recess—met at Eleven o'clock, notice having been given by Mr. SPEAKER pursuant to Standing Order No. 112 (Earlier...

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Death of a Member

    1 speech

    I regret to have to inform the House of the death of David Johnstone Pryde, esq., Member for Midlothian, and I desire on behalf of the House to express our sense of the loss we have sustained and...

  • Retirement of MR. Speaker Morrison

    7 speeches

    I understand that in a short time we shall be summoned to another place, where this Session will come to an end by Prorogation. I also understand from the newspapers that this Parliament will...

  • Prorogation

    5 speeches

    Message to attend the Lords Commissioners:

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