HC Deb 20 April 1959 vol 604 c1

The House met at half-past Two o'clock

The House being met, the Clerk at the Table informed the House of the absence of Mr. SPEAKER from this day's Sitting.

Whereupon Sir CHARLES MACANDREW, The CHAIRMAN OF WAYS AND MEANS, proceeded to the Table and, after Prayers, took the Chair as DEPUTY-SPEAKER, pursuant to the Standing Order.