HC Deb 20 November 1925 vol 188 c771

The House met at Eleven of the Clock.

The House, being met, the Clerk at the Table (Sir T. 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.