HC Deb 06 June 1820 vol 1 cc881-2
Mr. Lambton

said, that when he had last night stated his determination to oppose the motion of adjournment, unless some public ground were laid before the House, he had no conception that a measure of such great importance was about to be submitted by his majesty's ministers to their consideration. After what had passed this night, he thought he should be doing the greatest injustice to the question which had been committed to his hands, if he attempted to bring it forward at a time when men's minds were agitated to such a degree, as to render it impossible that the subject of parliamentary reform should receive that patient and attentive consideration which it, required. He begged leave, therefore, to postpone his motion to the 27th of June.