The Coronation.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons at on 4 May 1937.

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Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

asked the Lord President of the Council who gave the order that male spectators who have seats on the stands around the Queen Victoria Memorial will not be allowed to occupy them unless they wear frock or tail coats?

Photo of Mr Ramsay Macdonald Mr Ramsay Macdonald , Combined Scottish Universities

No such instruction as that suggested has been given.

Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

Are we to understand then, that this statement in the papers was absolutely wrong?

Photo of Mr Ramsay Macdonald Mr Ramsay Macdonald , Combined Scottish Universities

I do not know about statements in the papers but there has been no such instruction.

Photo of Mr Robert Morrison Mr Robert Morrison , Tottenham North

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that certain mayors of Metropolitan boroughs have been informed that they will be required to wear Court dress?