§ 45. Mr. GEORGE THORNE
asked the Prime Minister if he is now in a position to inform the House when a Speaker's Committee is toe he set up to consider the question of electoral reform and equal franchise for men and women?
§ The PRIME MINISTER (Mr. Baldwin)
As I have already stated, all questions connected with equal franchise are under consideration by the Government and I am not in a position to make any statement in regard to it.
§ Mr. THORNE
Is it not the case that the statement to which the right hon. Gentleman refers, specifically related to equal franchise? My question also asks about electoral reform. Is that matter also under the consideration of the Cabinet?
§ The PRIME MINISTER
I am sorry that is not included in the answer given. Perhaps my hon. Friend will put that question down.
§ Miss WILKINSON
Is the Prime Minister bearing in mind the very definite pledges given on this matter?
The PRIME. MINISTER
I quite sympathise with hon. Members who always take the liveliest interest in other peoples pledges. I shall bear that in mind: