§ 6.59 p.m.
My Lords, I beg to move that an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty in the terms set out in the Order Paper. In moving this Motion, I should like to inform the House, if it is agreeable, that I propose to move this Motion formally and then to make my substantive remarks on the second Motion. I beg to move.
Moved, That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, thanking Her for Her Most Gracious Message communicating to this House Her Majesty's Declaration that a state of emergency exists.—(Earl Jellicoe.)
On Question, Motion agreed to: the said Address to be presented to Her Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.