§ [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
§ The Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod (Vice-Admiral Sir Geoffrey Blake, K.C.B., D.S.O. ) was announced.
§ Addressing Mr. SPEAKER, THE GENTLEMAN USHER said: The King commands this Honourable House to attend His Majesty immediately in the House of Peers.
§ The House went. and having returned—
§ The Sitting was suspended until Half past Two o'Clock, and then resumed.