HC Deb 14 March 1911 vol 22 cc2069-70

In the High Court of Justice, King's Bench Division.

The Parliamentary Elections Act, 1868.

The Corrupt and Illegal Practices Prevention Act, 1883.

To the Right Honourable the Speaker of the House of Commons.

Election of a Member of Parliament for the Borough of Gloucester, holden on the 3rd day of December, 1910.

In the Matter of a Petition relating to the said Election presented to His Majesty's High Court of Justice, on the 29th day of December, 1910.

Henry Finnis Blosse Lynch. Petitioner.

Henry Terrell, K.C.…. Respondent.

We the honourable Sir Edward Ridley, Knight, and the honourable Sir Arthur Moseley Channell, Knight, two of the judges of the High Court of Justices for the time being on the rota for the trial of Parliamentary Election Petitions in England and Wales, do hereby report—

  1. (1) That an application for leave to withdraw this Petition was heard before us in open Court on this 10th day of March, 1911;
  2. (2) That, having heard counsel on both sides and read the affidavits by the Parties to the Petition, their solicitors, and election agents, we ordered that the Petitioner should have leave to withdraw this Petition;
  3. (3) That in our opinion the withdrawal of this Petition was not the result of any agreement, terms, or undertaking, nor in consideration of any payment, nor in consideration that the seat should at any time be vacated, nor in consideration of the withdrawal of any other Election Petition, nor for any other consideration.

Dated this 10th day of March, 1911.



And the said Reports were ordered to be entered in the Journals of this House.