Motion made, and Question proposed,
That the proceedings on the Members of Parliament (Charges and Allegations) Bill, if under discussion at Twelve o'clock this night, be not interrupted under the Standing Order 'Sittings of the House.'"—(Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer.)
§ DR. CLARK (Caithness)
said, he rose to a point of Order. He wished to know whether the right hon. Gentleman the Chancellor of the Exchequer was in Order in moving a Motion which stood upon the Paper in the name of the right hon. Gentleman the First Lord of the Treasury (Mr. W. H. Smith), who was then present in the House?
§ MR. SPEAKER
It is competent to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to make the Motion which stands on the Paper in the name of the First Lord of the Treasury.
§ Motion agreed to.