HC Deb 06 December 1831 vol 9 c36

At about half-past two o'clock the House was summoned to attend the House of Lords, for the purpose of hearing his Majesty's Speech on the Opening of the present Session. The Speaker, accompanied by about 100 Members, proceeded to the House of Peers, and on his return, the House adjourned until four o'clock, when business commenced.

Bill. The Clandestine Outlawry Bill was Read a first time, agreeable to the usual custom to do whatever business the Commons please before the King's Speech is taken into consideration.

New Writ ordered for the Borough of Reigate, in the Room of Captain CHARLES PHILIP YORKE, who had accepted the Chiltern Hundreds.

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