§ [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
§ The Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod (Air Chief Marshal Sir William Mitchell, K.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., A.F.C.) was announced.
§ Addressing Mr. SPEAKER, the GENTLEMAN USHER said, The King commands this Honorable House to attend His Majesty immediately in the House of Peers.
§ The House went, and, having returned,
§ The Silting was suspended, and then resumed.