HC Deb 31 July 1868 vol 193 c1948

Message to attend The LORDS COMMISSIONERS.

The House went: and the ROYAL ASSENT was given to several Bills.

And afterwards a Speech of The LORDS COMMISSIONERS was delivered to both Houses of Parliament by The LORD CHANCELLOR.

Then a Commission for proroguing the Parliament was read.

After which,



My Lords, and Gentlemen,

By virtue of Her Majesty's Commission, under the Great Seal, to us and other Lords directed, and now read, we do, in Her Majesty's Name, and in obedience to Her Commands, prorogue this Parliament to Thursday the Eighth Day of October next, to be then here holden; and this Parliament is accordingly prorogued to Thursday the Eighth Day of October next.