Orders of the Day — Marriage (Registrar General's Licence) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th April 1970.

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Photo of Mr David Weitzman Mr David Weitzman , Stoke Newington and Hackney North 12:00 am, 24th April 1970

Further to the point of order. We understand, of course, Mr. Speaker, and we respect the fact, that you make a selection and that we must abide by your decision with regard to it. When, however, selection is made in this way, surely it is open to hon. Members to put before you grounds on which you can reconsider your decision. In regard to the matters that my hon. and learned Friend the Member for Dulwich (Mr. S. C. Silkin) is raising, I respectfully suggest that there are strong grounds why you should reconsider your decision with regard to the question of selection.