HC Deb 04 April 1910 vol 16 cc170-1


[Mr. WHITLEY in the Chair.]

Motion made and Question proposed: (1) That it is expedient that the House of Lords be disabled by law from rejecting or amending Money Bill, but that any such limitation by law shall not be taken to diminish or qualify the existing rights and privileges of the House of Commons.

For the purpose of this Resolution Bill shall be considered Money Bill if, in the opinion of the Speaker, it contains only provisions dealing with all or any of the following subjects, namely, the imposition, repeal, remission, alteration, or regulation of taxation; charges on the Consolidated Fund or the provision of money by Parliament; Supply; the appropriation, control, or regulation of public money; the raising or guarantee of any loan or the repayment thereof; or matters incidental to those subjects or any of them.— [The Prime Minister.]

Resolved, "That the Chairman do now report Progress, and ask leave to sit again."

Committee to sit again to-morrow (Tuesday).

The Prime Minister moved: "That the House do now adjourn."

Motion agreed to.

Adjourned at Five minutes after Twelve of the clock.