HC Deb 15 November 1906 vol 165 cc129-30

, Member for the Market Harborough Division of Leicestershire, 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 prevalence of gross immorality in the Chinese compounds in the Transvaal as disclosed in the recent Report of Mr. Bucknill, and the evidence appended thereto, and the imperative necessity laid upon His Majesty's Government to take immediate steps to put a stop to this state of affairs by every possible method, and especially by the more rapid and systematic repatriation of the Chinese coolies;" and, the pleasure of the House being signified, the Motion stood over, under Standing Order No. 10, until a quarter past Eight this evening.