Orders of the Day — Clause 3. — (Numbers of Holders of Ministerial Offices in House of Commons.)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 10th December 1964.

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Photo of Mr Quintin Hogg Mr Quintin Hogg , St Marylebone 12:00 am, 10th December 1964

I may be a silly old lawyer, although whether that is an exactly Parliamentary description the Attorney-General and the Solicitor-General are better qualified to judge than I. The point is that I was not aware of that particular statute. As I understand, the whole of this series of Measures are designed to specify not which Ministers, or what number of Ministers, should be in the House of Lords, but only that no more than so many should be in the House of Commons.