HC Deb 27 April 1846 vol 85 c1071

reported, from the Committee on Railway Bills, Group 11— That the Committee met at One o'clock this day, pursuant to appointment, and that William Smith O'Brien, esquire, one of the Members of the said Committee was not present, and did not attend the Committee within one hour of the time of meeting of the Committee. He now moved that Mr. W. S. O'Brien be directed to attend the Committee to-morrow.

"Ordered, nem. con.—That William Smith O'Brien, esquire, do attend the said Committee To-morrow."


was ready to attend to his duty in everything in which the interests of his constituents were concerned. The question put was that he do attend "the Committee." This being so, he begged most respectfully to say—and for the reasons which he had formerly given—that he would not attend the Committee.

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