Secret Session.

– in the House of Commons on 25th June 1942.

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Notice taken, that Strangers were present.

Whereupon Mr. SPEAKER, pursuant to Standing Order No. 89, put the Question, "That Strangers be ordered to withdraw."

Question agreed to.

Strangers withdrew accordingly.

[Mr. SPEAKER afterwards issued the following Report of the Proceedings in Secret Session:

The House considered the Report of the Committee of Privileges presented on 23rd June upon the matter of the complaint referred to it on 5th May, in respect of a Member charged with having committed a breach of privilege by disclosing a portion of the proceedings of the Secret Session of 23rd April. The House agreed with the Report of the Committee of Privileges that the charge had not been proved and in the result absolved the hon. Member of the charge.]

The House subsequently resumed in Public Session.