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Official Salaries Committee—Adjournment

Volume 117: debated on Tuesday 24 June 1851

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wished to move a Resolution, declaring the opinion of the House, that the recommendations of the Official Salaries Committee with reference to Diplomatic Salaries should be carried into effect. The recommendations of that Committee had been burked by the Government, who had annihilated and stultified a Committee of their own appointment.

said, as the Motion was not seconded, he would move that the House do now adjourn.

hoped his hon. Friend would not press the Motion for an adjournment, as there was some other business on the paper which had not been disposed of.

Motion made, and Question put, "That this House do now adjourn."

The House divided:—Ayes 64; Noes 32: Majority 32.

The House adjourned at a quarter after Twelve o'clock.