§ Order of the Day for the Third Reading read.
§ THE SECRETARY FOR SCOTLAND (LORD PENTLAND)
My Lords, I understand that it is not possible to go on with the business which was put down for this hour. I have heard to that effect from the noble Marquess who leads the Opposition, and I beg to move that this House do now adjourn until half-past four o'clock this afternoon, and then take the business which is now on the Order Paper.
§ On Question, Motion agreed to.
§ Third Reading put off till the sitting of the House at half-past Four o'clock.
§ The sitting was resumed at half-past four, the LORD CHANCELLOR then taking his seat on the Woolsack.