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Motion made, and Question put, "That the Proceedings on Government Business be exempted at this day's Sitting from the provisions of the Standing Order (Sittings of the House)."—[The Prime Minister.]

The House divided: Ayes, 235; Noes, 138.

Division No. 31.]AYES.[3.52 p.m.
Alexander, E E. (Leyton, East)Coates, Lt.-Col. NormanGardiner, James
Amery, Rt. Hon. Leopold C. M. S.Cockerill, Brigadier-General G. K.Gates, Percy
Apsley, LordCohen, Major J. BrunelGaunt, Rear-Admiral Sir Guy R.
Archer-Shee, Lieut.-Colonel MartinColfox, Major Wm. PhillipsGoff, Sir R. Park
Ashley, Lt.-Col. Wilfrid W.Colvin, Brig.-General Richard BealeGray, Harold (Cambridge)
Astbury, Lieut.-Com. Frederick W.Conway, Sir W. MartinGuest, Hon. C. H. (Bristol, N.)
Astor, J. J. (Kent, Dover)Cope, Major WilliamGuinness, Lieut.-Col. Hon. W. E.
Baird, Rt. Hon. Sir John LawrenceCory, Sir J. H. (Cardiff, South)Gwynne, Rupert S.
Baldwin, Rt. Hon. StanleyCotts, Sir William Dingwall MitchellHacking, Captain Douglas H.
Banks, MitchellCourthope, Lieut.-Col. George L.Hall, Rr-Adml Sir W.(Liv'p'l, W. D'by)
Barlow, Rt. Hon. Sir MontagueCraig, Capt. C. C. (Antrim, South)Halstead, Major D.
Barnett, Major Richard W.Cralk, Rt. Hon. Sir HenryHamilton, Sir George C. (Altrincham)
Becker, HarryCrook, C. W. (East Ham, North)Hannon, Patrick Joseph Henry
Bell, Lieut.-Col. W. C. H. (Devizes)Curzon, Captain ViscountHarmsworth, Hon. E. C. (Kent)
Benn, Sir A. S. (Plymouth, Drake)Davidson, J. C. C. (Hemel Hempstead)Harrison, F. C.
Bennett, Sir T. J. (Sevenoaks)Davies, Alfred Thomas (Lincoln)Harvey, Major S. E.
Berry, Sir GeorgeDixon, C. H. (Rutland)Hawke, John Anthony
Betterton, Henry B.Doyle, N. GrattanHay, Major T. W. (Norfolk, South)
Bird, Sir W. B. M. (Chichester)Du Pre, Colonel William BaringHenn, Sir Sydney H.
Blades, Sir George RowlandEdmondson, Major A. J.Herbert, S. (Scarborough)
Blundell, F. N.Ednam, ViscountHewett, Sir J. P.
Bridgeman, Rt. Hon. William CliveElliot, Capt. Walter E. (Lanark)Hinds, John
Brittain, Sir HarryElveden, ViscountHoare, Lieut.-Colonel Sir S. J. G.
Brown, Major D. C. (Hexham)Erskine, James Malcolm MonteithHogg, Rt. Hon. Sir D.(St. Marylebone)
Brown, J. W. (Middlesbrough, E.)Erskine, Lord (Weston-super-Mare)Hopkins, John W. W.
Bruton, Sir JamesErskine-Bolst, Captain C.Hopkinson, A. (Lancaster, Mossley)
Buckingham, Sir H.Evans, Capt. H. Arthur (Leicester, E.)Home, Sir R. S. (Glasgow, Hillhead)
Buckley, Lieut.-Colonel A.Eyres-Monsell, Com. Bolton M.Houfton, John Plowright
Burn, Col. C. R. (Devon, Torquay)Falle, Major Sir Bertram GodfrayHouston, Sir Robert Patterson
Butcher, Sir John GeorgeFawkes, Major F. H.Howard, Capt. D. (Cumberland, N.)
Butler, J. R. M. (Cambridge Univ.)Fermor-Hesketh, Major T.Howard-Bury, Lieut.-Col. C. K.
Butt, Sir AlfredFisher, Rt. Hon. Herbert A. L.Hudson, Capt A.
Cadogan, Major EdwardFlanagan, W. H.Hunter-Weston, Lt.-Gen. Sir Aylmer
Cautley, Henry StrotherFord, Patrick JohnstonKurd, Percy A.
Cayzer, Sir C. (Chester, City)Forestier-Walker, L.Hutchison, W. (Kelvingrove)
Chadwick, Sir Robert BurtonFoxcroft, Captain Charles TalbotJackson, Lieut.-Colonel Hon. F. S.
Chamberlain, Rt. Hon. N. (Ladywood)Frece, Sir Walter deJames, Lieut.-Colonel Hon. Cuthbert
Churchman, Sir ArthurFremantle, Lieut.-Colonel Francis E.Jarrett, G. W. S.
Clay, Lieut.-Colonel H. H. SpenderFurness, G. J.Jenkins, W. A. (Brecon and Radnor)
Clayton, G. C.Ganzonl, Sir JohnJoynson-Hicks, Sir William
King, Captain Henry DouglasNorton-Griffiths, Lieut.-Col. Sir JohnSomerville, Daniel (Barrow-in-Furn'ss)
Lamb, J. Q.Oman, Sir Charles William C.Sparkes, H. W.
Lane-Fox, Lieut.-Colonel G. R.Ormsby-Gore, Hon. WilliamStewart, Gershom (Wirral)
Law, Rt. Han. A. B. (Glasgow, C.)Paget, T. G.Stott, Lt.-Col. W. H.
Lewis, Thomas A.Parker, Owen (Kettering)Stuart, Lord C. Crichton-
Lloyd-G reams, Rt. Hon. Sir P.Pease, Rt. Hon. Herbert PikeSueter, Rear-Admiral Murray Fraser
Locker-Lampson, G. (Wood Green)Pennefather, De FonblanqueSutherland, Rt. Hon. Sir William
Locker-Lampson, Com. O. (Handsw'th)Penny, Frederick GeorgeSykes, Major-Gen. Sir Frederick H.
Lorden, John WilliamPercy, Lord Eustace (Hastings)Thomas, Brig.-Gen. Sir O. (Anglesey)
Lougher, L.Perring, William GeorgeThomson, Luke (Sunderland)
Loyd, Arthur Thomas (Abingdon)Phillpson, H. H.Thomson, F. C. (Aberdeen, S.)
Lumley, L. R.Pielou, D. P.Titchfield, Marquess of
M'Connell, Thomas E.Pownall, Lieut.-Colonel AsshetonTryon, Rt. Hon. George Clement
McCurdy, Rt. Hon. Charles A.Pretyman, Rt. Hon. Ernest G.Tubbs, S. W.
Macdonald, Sir Murdoch (Inverness)Privett, F. J.Turton, Edmund Russborough
Macnaghten, Hon. Sir MalcolmRaeburn, Sir William H.Vaughan-Morgan, Col. K. P.
Macnamara, Rt. Hon. Dr. T. J.Raine, W.Wallace, Captain E.
McNeill, Ronald (Kent, Canterbury)Rawson, Lieut.-Com. A. C.Ward, Col. L. (Kingston-upon-Hull)
Makins, Brigadier-General E.Reid, Capt. A S. C. (Warrington)Ward, Col. J. (Stoke upon Trent)
Malone, Major P. B. (Tottenham, S.)Remer, J. R.Waring, Major Walter
Margesson, H. D. R.Remnant, Sir JamesWarner, Sir T. Courtenay T.
Mason, Lieut.-Col. C. K.Reynolds, W. G. W.Watts, Dr. T. (Man., Withington)
Mercer, Colonel H.Rhodes, Lieut.-Col. J. P.Wells, S. R.
Milne, J. S. WardlawRichardson, Sir Alex. (Gravesend)Wheler, Col. Granville C. H.
Mitchell, W. F. (Saffron Walden)Roberts. Rt. Hon. Sir S. (Ecclesall)White, Lt.-Col. G. D. (Southport)
Mitchell, Sir W. Lane (Streatham)Rogerson, Capt. J. E.Whitla, Sir William
Molson, Major John ElsdaleRoundell, Colonel R. F.Wilson, Col. M. J. (Richmond)
Moore, Major-General Sir Newton J.Ruggles-Brise, Major E.Windsor, Viscount
Moore-Brabazon, Lieut.-Col. J. T. C.Russell, William (Bolton)Winterton, Earl
Morden, Col. W. GrantRussell-Wells, Sir SydneyWise, Frederick
Morrison, Hugh (Wilts, Salisbury)Samuel, A. M. (Surrey, Farnham)Wolmer, Viscount
Morrison-Bell, Major A. C. (Honlton)Sanders, Rt. Hon. Sir Robert A.Wood, Rt. Hn. Edward F. L. (Ripon)
Murchison, C. K.Sandon, LordWood, Sir H. K. (Woolwich, West)
Nail, Major JosephShakespeare, G. H.Worthington-Evans, Rt. Hon, Sir L.
Newman, Colonel J. R. P. (Finchley)Sheffield, Sir BerkeleyYate, Colonel Sir Charles Edward
Newman, Sir R. H. S. D. L. (Exeter)Shepperson, E. W.Yerburgh, R. D. T.
Newton, Sir D. G. C. (Cambridge)Sinclair, Sir A.Young, Rt. Hon. E. H. (Norwich)
Nicholson, William G. (Petersfield)Skelton, A. N.
Nield, Sir HerbertSmith, Sir Allan M. (Croydon, South)TELLERS FOR THE AYES.—
Colonel Gibbs and Major Barnston.
NOES.
Adamson, W. M. (Staff., Cannock)Hall, F. (York, W. R., Normanton)O'Grady, Captain James
Alexander, A. V. (Sheffield, Hillsbro')Hall, G. H. (Merthyr Tydvil)Oliver, George Harold
Barker, G. (Monmouth, Abertillery)Hamilton, Sir R. (Orkney & Shetland)Paling, W.
Barnes, A.Hancock, John GeorgeParker, H. (Hanley)
Batey, JosephHarbord, ArthurPattinson, R. (Grantham)
Benn, Captain Wedgwood (Leith)Hardie, George D.Pattinson, S. (Horncastle)
Bennett, A. J. (Mansfield)Hay, Captain J. P. (Cathcart)Phillipps, Vivian
Berkeley, Captain ReginaldHenderson, T. (Glasgow)Ponsonby, Arthur
Bonwick, A.Herriotts, J.Potts, John S.
Bowdler, W. A.Hillary, A. E.Pringle, W. M. R.
Briant, PrankHirst, G. H.Richards, R.
Broad, F. A.Hodge, Rt. Hon. JohnRichardson, R. (Houghton-le-Spring)
Brotherton, J.Hogge, James MylesRitson, J.
Brown, James (Ayr and Bute)Irving, DanRoberts, C. H. (Derby)
Buchanan, G.Jenkins, W. (Glamorgan, Neath)Roberts, Frederick O. (W. Bromwich)
Burgess, S.Johnston, Thomas (Stirling)Robertson, J. (Lanark, Bothwell)
Burnie, Major J. (Bootle)Jones, T. I. Mardy (Pontypridd)Robinson, W. C. (York, Elland)
Buxton, Noel (Norfolk, North)Jowett, F. W. (Bradford, East)Rose, Frank H.
Cairns, JohnKenworthy, Lieut.-Commander J. M.Royce, William Stapleton
Chapple, w. A.Kenyon, BarnetSaklatvala, S.
Charleton, H. C.Kirkwood, D.Scrymgeour, E.
Clarke, Sir E. C.Lambert, Rt. Hon. GeorgeSexton, James
Collison, LeviLansbury, GeorgeShaw, Hon, Alex. (Kilmarnock)
Darbishire, C. W.Lawson, John JamesShinwell, Emanuel
Davies, Evan (Ebbw Vale)Leach, W.Short, Alfred (Wednesbury)
Davison, J. E. (Smethwick)Lee, F.Simon, Rt. Hon. Sir John
Duffy, T. GavanLowth, T.Sitch, Charles H.
Duncan, c.MacDonald, J. R. (Aberavon)Smith, H. B. Lees (Keighley)
Dunnico, H.McLaren, AndrewSmith, T. (Pontefract)
Edwards, C. (Monmouth, Bedwellty)Marshall, Sir Arthur H.Snowden, Philip
Emlyn-Jones, J. E. (Dorset, N.)Martin, F. (Aberd'n & Kinc'dine, E.)Stephen, Campbell
Falconer, J.Maxton, JamesStewart, J. (St. Rollox)
Foot, IsaacMiddleton, G.Sullivan, J.
Graham, D. M. (Hamilton)Morel, E. D.Thomson, T. (Middlesbrough, West)
Gray, Frank (Oxford)Mosley, OswaldThorne, G. R. (Wolverhampton, E.)
Greenall, T.Muir, John W.Thornton, M.
Greenwood, A. (Nelson and Colne)Murnin, H.Trevelyan, C. P.
Grenfell, D. R. (Glamorgan)Murray, R. (Renfrew, Western)Walsh, Stephen (Lancaster, Ince)
Griffiths, T. (Monmouth, Pontypool)Newbold, J. T. W.Warne, G. H.
Groves, T.Nichol, RobertWatson, W. M. (Dunfermline)
Grundy, T. W.O'Connor, Thomas P.Wedgwood, Colonel Josiah C.
Weir, L. M.Wignall, JamesWintringham, Margaret
Welsh, J. C.Williams, David (Swansea, E.)Wood, Major M. M. (Aberdeen, C.)
Westwood, JWilliams, Dr. J. H. (Llanelly)Young, Robert (Lancaster, Newton)
Wheatley, J.Williams. T. (York, Don Valley)
White, Charles F. (Derby, Western)Wilson, C. H. (Sheffield, Attercliffe)TELLERS FOR THE NOES.—
Whiteley, W.Wilson, ft. J. (Jarrow)Mr. Lunn and Mr. Morgan Jones.

First Resolution read a Second time.