HC Deb 15 July 1910 vol 19 c751

The House being met, the Clerk at the Table (Sir COURTENAY ILBERT) informed the House of the unavoidable absence of Mr. Speaker, owing to indisposition, from this day's sitting:—

Whereupon Mr. EMMOTT, the Chairman of Ways and Means, proceeded to the Table, and, after Prayers, took the Chair as DEPUTY-SPEAKER, in pursuance of the Standing Order.