HC Deb 20 April 1875 vol 223 c1287

asked the hon. Member for Stoke, Whether it is his intention to avail himself of the offer of Friday night to bring on his Motion, the Notice of which he has not placed on the Paper?


Sir, the right hon. Gentleman the Member for Bradford (Mr. W. E. Forster) has been kind enough to make a suggestion to me, which in my ignorance of the Rules of the House as a new Member I am extremely thankful for, and, acting upon it, I have already placed in the hands of the Clerk a copy of the Resolution with which I intend to conclude the speech which I hope to make on Friday. The right hon. Gentleman the Member for Greenwich (Mr. Gladstone) tells me I ought to have given it to the Speaker, but I was hot aware of it.

The following is the Notice of Motion:— The Queen v. Castro.—That an humble Address he presented to Her Majesty praying Her Majesty to be graciously pleased to appoint a Royal Commission, to consist of Members of both Houses of Parliament, to inquire into the matters complained of with respect to the Government Prosecution of The Queen v. Castro, and to the conduct of the Trial at Bar and incidents connected therewith, and certain incidents of the said trial which have occurred subsequent thereto.