HC Deb 06 May 1896 vol 40 c720

Ordered, That a Select Committee be appointed to inquire and report whether it is desirable to define more precisely the nature and extent of personal pecuniary interest in any question before the House which should disable a Member of the House from voting upon such question, and what procedure can most advantageously be adopted for enforcing such disability.

The Committee was accordingly nominated of:—Sir Michael Hicks Beach, Mr. Bonsor, Sir Henry Campbell-Banner-man, Mr. Courtney, Sir William Hart Dyke, Mr. Haldane, Mr. Halsey, Mr. Grant Lawson, Mr. Lloyd-George, Mr. MacNeill, Sir Robert Reid, Mr. Solicitor General, and Mr. Wodehouse.

Ordered, That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records.

Ordered, That Five be the quorum.—(Sir William Walrond.)