HL Deb 06 December 1928 vol 72 cc449-50

My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Paper.

Moved, That it is desirable that a Standing Joint Committee on Indian

to the Bill, which I think goes much too far and involves possible hardship to professional men and women.

On Question, Whether Clause 1 shall stand part of the Bill?

Their Lordships divided. Contents, 40; Not-Contents, 11.

Hailsham, L. (L. Chancellor.) Plymouth, E. Desborough, L.
Stanhope, E. Dunmore, L. (E. Dunmore.)
Stradbroke, E. Ernle, L.
Somerset, D. Vane, E. (M. Londonderry.) Fairfax of Cameron, L.
Sutherland, D. Fairlie, L. (K. Glasgow.)
Bertie of Thame, V. Gage, L. (V. Gage.)
Abingdon, E. Churchill, V. Hampton, L.
Denbigh, E. FitzAlan of Derwent, V. Howard of Glossop, L.
Devon, E. Hutchinson, V. (E. Donoughmore.) Kylsant, L.
Doncaster, E. (D. Buccleuch and Queensberry.) Merrivale, L. [Teller.]
Peel, V. Monkswell, L.
Lovelace, E. Newton, L.
Lucan, E. Southwark, L. Bp. Ormonde, L. (M. Ormonde.)
Malmesbury, E. Darling, L. [Teller.] Sandhurst, L.
Morton, E. Daryngton, L. Wyfold, L.
Onslow, E. Davidson of Lambeth, L.
Beauchamp, E. Ashton of Hyde, L. Muir Mackenzie, L.
Russell, E [Teller.] Atkin, L. [Teller.] Parmoor, L.
Clwyd, L. Rathcreedan, L.
Arnold L Hemphill, L. Stanmore, L.

Affairs of both Houses of Parliament be appointed to examine and report on any Bill or matter referred to them specifically by either House of Parliament, and to consider with a view to reporting, if necessary, thereon any matter relating to Indian Affairs brought to the notice of the Committee by the Secretary of State for India.—(Viscount Peel.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.

Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Commons to acquaint them therewith and to desire their concurrence.

House adjourned at six o'clock.