HC Deb 18 July 1923 vol 166 cc2452-3

Ordered, That so much of the Lords Message [5th July] as relates to the appointment of a Joint Committee on the Sittings of Parliament he now considered."—[Colonel Gibbs.]

So much of the Lords Message considered accordingly.

Ordered, That a Select Committee of Eight Members be appointed, to join with a Committee to be appointed by the Lords, to consider the desirability of altering the customary period of the Parliamentary Session and the incidental changes necessary thereto."—[Colonel Gibbs.]

Mr. Acland, Mr. Fisher, Lieut.-Colonel Sir John Gilmour, Mr. Arthur Henderson, Mr. Lunn, Mr. Pretyman, Mr. Lees-Smith, and Lieut.-Colonel Lambert Ward nominated members of the Select Committee.

Ordered, "That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records."

Ordered, "That three be the quorum."—[Colonel Gibbs.]

The remaining Orders were read, and postponed.