HC Deb 07 April 1887 vol 313 c674

The House being met, the Clerk at the Table again informed the House of the continued indisposition of Mr. Speaker, and of his unavoidable absence from the House this day.

Whereupon Mr. Courtney, the Chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means, proceeded to the Table as Deputy Speaker, and, after Prayers, counted the House, and, Forty Members being present, took the Chair, pursuant to the Standing Order of the 20th day of July 1855.

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