HL Deb 01 August 1945 vol 137 c1

Opened by Commission (the Royal Commissioners being the LORD CHANCELLOR (SIR WILLIAM ALLEN JOWITT). THE MARQUESS OF SALISBURY, VISCOUNT SAMUEL, VISCOUNT ADDISON AND VISCOUNT CRANBORNE); and the Commons (who were sent for) being at the Bar, were directed to proceed to the choice of a Speaker, and to present such person whom they should so choose here tomorrow, at a quarter before three o'clock, for His Majesty's Royal approbation.

The Right Honourable Sir William Allen Jowitt, K.C., having been appointed Lord Chancellor, sat Speaker.

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