HC Deb 09 April 1925 vol 182 c2395

The House met at Eleven of the Clock.

The CLERK at the Table (Sir LONSDALE WEBSTER) informed the House of the unavoidable absence of Mr. SPEAKER from this day's Sitting.

Whereupon Mr. JAMES HOPE, the Chairman of Ways and Means, proceeded to the Table and, after Prayers, took the Chair as DEPUTY-SPEAKER, pursuant to the Standing Order.