HL Deb 27 March 1998 vol 587 c1455

11.6 a.m.

Lord Alderdice

My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to make provision for the alternative exercise of the ecclesiastical functions of the Prime Minister when that office is held by a person who is not a member of the Church of England. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read a first time.—(Lord Alderdice.)

On Question, Bill read a first time, and to be printed.