THE PATRONAGE SECRETARY TO THE TREASURY(Sir W. WALROND, Devon, Tiverton) moved:—
That the Lords Message [3rd March] relating to the appointment of a Joint Committee on Statute Law Revision Bills be now con-ordered;
That a Select Committee of Six Members be appointed to join with the Committee appointed by the Lords (as mentioned in their Lordships' Message of the 3rd March) to consider all Statute Law Revision Bills and Consolidation Bills of the present Session;
That a Message be sent to the Lords to acquaint them therewith.
§ The House was cleared, and on the Question being put, Dr. TANNER again challenged a Division.
§ * MR. SPEAKER
I must ask the "Noes" to stand up in their places.
Dr. TANNER stood up alone amid much cheering and laughing, and
That Mr. William Ambrose, Sir Edward Clarke, Mr. Samuel Evans, Mr. T. M. Healy, Sir Robert Reid, and Mr. Solicitor General be Members of the Committee:
That Three be the quorum.
§ Motion agreed to.
§ When Mr. SPEAKER announced that the Clerk would proceed to read the Orders of the Day,
§ DR. TANNER
asked whether it was now past 12 o'clock, and whether, therefore, he had the right to object to the Orders.