HC Deb 26 June 1888 vol 327 c1418

Order for Second Reading read.

Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Bill be read a second time on Friday."

MR. T. M. HEALY (Longford, N.)

rose to a point of Order, and asked Mr. Speaker if, under the Resolution the House had that day passed, the suspension of the Rule closing debate at midnight only applied to the debate just concluded, and then, seeing that 1 o'clock was passed, should not Mr. Speaker, under the One o'clock Rule, at once vacate the Chair without Motion put, the remaining Orders of the Day standing over until the next day's Sitting?


said, the House passed a Resolution providing that the debate on a particular Motion should not be interrupted at 12 o'clock, and at the termination of the proceedings for which such provision was made the operation of the usual Rule, until then suspended, began.


said, he submitted, simply for ruling, and not as argument, that it was only in regard to a particular Motion leave was given, and that then the One o'clock Rule remained absolute.


said, he would remind the hon. and learned Member that the Rule to which he alluded had reference to Morning Sittings.

Question put, and agreed to.

Second Reading deferred till Friday.