Motion Made, and Question proposed,
That Mr. Speaker do issue his warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to make out a New Writ for the electing of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Wallsend, in the room of Sir Patrick Hastings, K.C., who since his election for the said Borough hath accepted the Office of Steward or Bailiff of His Majesty's Manor of Northstead in the County of York"—[Mr. Arthur Henderson.]
§ Mr. KIRKWOOD
I want to ask you, Mr. Speaker, if we are not entitled to debate what you are now reading as long as we like here to-day?
§ Mr. SPEAKER
If the hon. Member wishes to oppose the issue of a Writ that has been moved by his Leader, he can do so.
§ Question put, and agreed to.