HC Deb 20 November 1893 vol 18 c1285
MR. LEKS KNOWLES (Salford, W.)

I wish to put to the Home Secretary a question of which I have given him no notice, hut which, as it affects the liberty of a man, he will probably be inclined to answer. I wish to know whether, at the Manchester Spring Assizes in May, 1892, a man was convicted of manslaughter for causing the death of his wife by throwing a lighted lamp at her: whether the case against him rested almost entirely on the evidence of one witness—his sister-in-law; whether—


Order, order! If no notice has been given of the question it should be put on the Paper in the usual way.


I have already been in correspondence with the Home Office on the subject.


I must ask for notice.