§ Resolution [15th March] reported from the Select Committee on Members holding Contracts (Sir Sydney Waterlow) read, as followeth:—
§ "That Sir Sydney Hedley Waterlow is disqualified, under the Statute 22 Geo. 3, c. 45, from sitting and voting as a Member of this House."
§ Resolution read a second time, and agreed to.
§ Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to make out a New Writ for the electing of a Knight to serve in this present Parliament for the County of Dumfries, in the room of Sir Sydney Hedley Waterlow, who is incapable of sitting and voting as a Member of this House under the Statute 22 Geo. 3, c. 45.