HC Deb 19 October 1999 vol 336 c235

MADAM SPEAKER acquainted the House that during the Adjournment, pursuant to the Recess Elections Act 1975, the Chairman of Ways and Means on her behalf had issued warrants to the Clerk of the Crown for new writs for the electing of Members to serve in this present Parliament for Wigan, in the room of Roger Stott, Esquire, deceased, and for Hamilton, South, in the room of the right hon. George Robertson, who has been called to the House of Peers.