HC Deb 28 June 1864 vol 176 cc448-9

Order read, for resuming Adjourned Debate on Amendment proposed to Question [1st June], "That Mr, Speaker do now leave the Chair."

And which Amendment was, To leave out from the word "That" to the end of the Question, in order to add the words, "a Select Committee be appointed to inquire into the expediency of amending the Election Petitions Act (1848), and the Act for the better discovery and prevention of Bribery and Treating at Elections,"—(Mr. Ayrton,) —instead thereof.

Question again proposed, "That the words proposed to be left out stand part of the Question."

Debate resumed.


was proceeding to address the House, when—

Notice taken, that 40 Members were not present; House counted, and 40 Members not being present,

House adjourned at half after Eight o'clock.