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Points of Order

Part of Women in the House of Commons – in the House of Commons at 12:05 pm on 12th January 2017.

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Photo of Desmond Swayne Desmond Swayne Conservative, New Forest West 12:05 pm, 12th January 2017

On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Momentarily, I felt moved to be charitable. I always thought that when I addressed the Chair, I was addressing the House—and, if I may say so, my pleasure in so doing is magnified when I address the Chair and you, Sir, are occupying it. [Laughter.]