HC Deb 16 March 1894 vol 22 c461

On Motion of Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, Bill to amend "The Bishopric of Bristol Act, 1884," ordered to be brought in by Sir Michael Hicks-Beach and Sir Edward Hill.

Bill presented, and read first time. [Bill 88.]


wished to ask whether it was not competent for him now to introduce his Bill with other hon. Members, he having given notice of the Bill on Monday, and his name appearing in the Ballot? He understood from the arrangement come to between the Loader of the House and the Leader of the Opposition that notice given on Monday would be good, and on the faith of that understanding he did not repeat his notice, but his name appeared in the Ballot, and he respectfully submitted that he had a right to bring in his Bill now.


No, I think not. The hon. Member must give fresh notice, as he omitted to take the necessary step.