HC Deb 05 June 1931 vol 253 c539

The House Met at Eleven of the Clock.

The House, being met, the Clerk at the Table (Sir Horace Dawkins) informed the House of the unavoidable absence of Mr. Speaker from this Day's sitting.

Whereupon, Sir Robert Young, the Chairman of Ways and Means, proceeded to the Table, and, after Prayers, took the Chair as Deputy-Speaker, pursuant to the Standing Order.