HC Deb 13 March 1905 vol 142 c1230

Member for the Barnstaple Division of Devonshire, rose in his place and asked leave to move the Adjournment of the House for the purpose of discussing a definite matter of urgent public importance, viz., "The appointment to the important office of President of the Board of Trade of a person not being a Member of this House;" but the pleasure of the House not having been signified, Mr. Speaker called on those Members who supported the Motion to rise in their places, and not less than forty Members having accordingly risen—

The Motion stood over, under Standing Order No. 10, until the Evening Sitting, this day.

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