Tuesday, 12 November 1963
The House met at half-past Eleven o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Mr. SPEAKER acquainted the House, that he had issued, during the Recess, a Warrant for a new Writ for Dundee, West, in the room of the right honourable Evelyn John St. Loe Strachey, deceased.
The following Members took and subscribed the Oath or made the Affirmation required by law.
Ordered,That all Members who are returned for two or more places in any part of the United Kingdom to make their Election for which of the places they will serve, within one week after it shall...
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...
Ordered,That the Commissioner 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, and...
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 he shall...
Ordered,That a Committee of Privileges be appointed.
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.
I have to acquaint the House that this House has been to the House of Peers at the desire of the Lords Commissioners appointed under the Great Seal for opening and holding this present...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Peel]
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