§ Returned from the Commons with the Amendment agreed to.
§ Lord STRABOLGI
My Lords, before moving the adjournment may I, with the leave of the House, on behalf of my noble friends wish noble Lords in all parts of the House a pleasant Christmas and a happy New Year.
§ Lord MOWBRAY and STOURTON
My Lords, at this seasonal time, when all the usual channels are flowing with milk and honey suitably laced", I should like to reciprocate, on behalf of my noble friends on these Benches, the good wishes and Christmas greetings, not only to all Members of the House but to all the staff as well.
§ Moved accordingly and, on Question, Motion agreed to.
§ House adjourned during pleasure.
§ House resumed.