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Business Of The House

Volume 154: debated on Monday 22 May 1922

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asked the Prime Minister if he will state what arrangement is contemplated for Whitsuntide; when will the House rise; and for how long?

I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to the statement which I made on Thursday last on the Business of the House.

Motion made, and Question put,

"That the Proceedings of the Committee of Supply, and of the Committee on Constabulary (Ireland) [Compensation], and on the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (Payment of Calls) Bill, Empire Settlement Bill, Audit (Local Authorities, etc.) Bill, Post Office (Pneumatic Tubes Acquisition) Bill, and the Government of the Sudan Loan (Amendment) Bill be exempted at this day's Sitting from the provisions of the Standing Order (Sittings of the House)."—[Mr. Chamberlain.]

The House divided: Ayes, 276: Noes, 54.

Herbert, Dennis (Hertford, Watford)Mitchell, Sir William LaneSimm, M. T.
Hilder, Lieut.-Colonel FrankMolson, Major John EisdaleSmith, Sir Harold (Warrington)
Hills, Major John WallerMond, Rt. Hon. Sir Alfred MoritzSprot, Colonel Sir Alexander
Hinds, JohnMontagu, Rt. Hon. E. S.Stanley, Major Hon. G. (Preston)
Hoare, Lieut.-Colonel Sir S. J. G.Morden, Col. W. GrantSteel, Major S. Strang
Holbrook, Sir Arthur RichardMoreing, Captain Algernon H.Stephenson, Lieut.-Colonel H. K.
Hood, Sir JosephMorrison, HughStevens, Marshall
Hope, Sir H.(Stirling & Cl'ckn'nn, W.)Morrison-Bell, Major A. C.Stewart, Gershom
Hope, Lt.-Col. Sir J. A. (Midlothian)Munro, Rt. Hon. Robert.Strauss, Edward Anthony
Hopkins, John W. W.Murchison, C. K.Sturrock, J. Leng
Hopkinson, A. (Lancaster, Mossley)Murray, C. D. (Edinburgh)Sueter, Rear-Admiral Murray Fraser
Home, Sir R. S. (Glasgow, Hillhead)Murray, Hon. Gideon (St. Rollox)Sutherland, Sir William
Hudson, R. M.Neal, ArthurTaylor, J.
Hunter, General Sir A. (Lancaster)Newson, Sir Percy WilsonTerrell, George, (Wilts, Chippenham)
Hurd, Percy A.Newton, Major Sir Harry K.Thomas, Sir Robert J. (Wrexham)
Inskip, Thomas Walker H.Nicholl, Commander Sir EdwardThomson, F. C. (Aberdeen, South)
Jackson, Lieut.-Colonel Hon. F. S.Nicholson, William G. (Petersfield)Thomson, Sir W. Mitchell- (Maryhill)
James, Lieut.-Colonel Hon. CuthbertNorman, Major Rt. Hon. Sir HenryTickler, Thomas George
Jameson, John GordonNorton-Griffiths, Lieut.-Col. Sir JohnTownley, Maximilian G.
Jesson, C.Ormsby-Gore, Hon. WilliamTownshend, Sir Charles Vere Ferrers
Jodrell, Neville PaulPain, Brig.-Gen. Sir W. HacketTryon, Major George Clement
Johnstone, JosephParker, JamesWallace, J.
Jones, Sir Evan (Pembroke)Pearce, Sir WilliamWalters, Rt. Hon. Sir John Tudor
Jones, J. T. (Carmarthen, Llanelly)Pease, Rt. Hon. Herbert PikeWard, Col. L. (Kingston-upon-Hull)
Joynson-Hicks, Sir WilliamPennefather, De FonblanqueWard, William Dudley (Southampton)
Kellaway, Rt. Hon. Fredk. GeorgePercy, Lord Eustace (Hastings)Warner, Sir T. Courtenay T.
King, Captain Henry DouglasPerkins, Walter FrankWarren, Sir Alfred H.
Kinloch-Cooke, Sir ClementPilditch, Sir PhilipWatson, Captain John Bertrand
Lambert, Rt. Hon. GeorgePollock, Rt. Hon. Sir Ernest MurrayWhite, Col. G- D. (Southport)
Larmor, Sir JosephPownall, Lieut.-Colonel AsshetonWilliams, C. (Tavistock)
Lewis, Rt. Hon. J. H. (Univ., Wales)Pratt, John WilliamWilliams, Lt.-Col. Sir R. (Banbury)
Lewis, T. A. (Glam., Pontypridd)Purchase, H. G.Williamson, Rt. Hon. Sir Archibald
Lindsay, William ArthurRae, H. NormanWilloughby, Lieut.-Col. Hon. Claud
Lloyd, George ButlerRaeburn, Sir William H.Wills, Lt.-Col. Sir Gilbert Alan H.
Lloyd-Greame, Sir P.Rawlinson, John Frederick PeelWilson, Capt. A. S. (Holderness)
Locker-Lampson, G. (Wood Green)Rees, Capt. J. Tudor- (Barnstaple)Wilson, Lt.-Col. Sir M. (Bethnal Gn.)
Locker-Lampson, Com. O. (H'tingd'n)Remnant, Sir JamesWilson, Col. M. J. (Richmond)
Loseby, Captain C. E.Richardson, Lt.-Col. Sir P. (Chertsey)Windsor, Viscount
Lowe, Sir Francis WilliamRoberts, Rt. Hon. G. H. (Norwich)Winfrey, Sir Richard
Lowther, Major C. (Cumberland, N.)Roberts, Samuel (Hereford, Hereford)Winterton, Earl
Lowther, Maj.-Gen. Sir C. (Penrith)Roberts, Sir S. (Sheffield, Ecclesall)Wise, Frederick
Loyd, Arthur Thomas (Abingdon)Robinson, s. (Brecon and Radnor)Wood, Hon. Edward F. L. (Ripon)
Macdonald, Rt. Hon. John MurrayRothschild, Lionel deWood, Sir H. K. (Woolwich, West)
Mackinder, Sir H. J. (Camlachie)Roundell, Colonel R. F.Wood, Major Sir S. Hill- (High Peak)
M'Lean, Lieut.-Col. Charles W. W.Samuel, A. M. (Surrey, Farnham)Woolcock, William James U.
Macnamara, Rt. Hon. Dr. T. J,Sanders, Colonel Sir Robert A.Worthington-Evans, Rt. Hon. Sir L.
Macpherson, Rt. Hon. James I.Sassoon, Sir Philip Albert Gustave D.Yate, Colonel Sir Charles Edward
Mallalieu, Frederick WilliamScott, A. M. (Glasgow, Bridgeton)Yeo, Sir Alfred William
Malone, Major P. B. (Tottenham, S.)Scott, Sir Leslie (Liverp'l, Exchange)Young, E. H. (Norwich)
Manville, EdwardSeager, Sir WilliamYoung, Sir Frederick W. (Swindon)
Marks, Sir George CroydonSeddon, J. A.Younger, Sir George
Marriott, John Arthur RansomeSharman-Crawford, Robert G.
Martin, A. E.Shaw, William T. (Forfar)TELLERS FOR THE AYES.—
Mildmay, Colonel Rt. Hon. F. B.Shortt, Rt. Hon. E. (N'castle-on-T.)Colonel Leslie Wilson and Mr.

Acland, Rt. Hon. Francis D.Holmes, J. StanleyRichardson, R. (Houghton-le-Spring)
Asquith, Rt. Hon. Herbert HenryIrving, DanRoberts, Frederick O. (W. Bromwich)
Barker, G. (Monmouth, Abertillery)John, William (Rhondda, Weat)Royce, William Stapleton
Barnes, Major H. (Newcastle, E.)Jones, J. J. (West Ham, Silvertown)Smith, W. R. (Wellingborough)
Benn, Captain Wedgwood (Leith)Jones, Morgan (Caerphilly)Spoor, B. G.
Bowerman, Rt. Hon. Charles W.Kenyon, BarnetThomas, Rt. Hon. James H. (Derby)
Cape, ThomasKiley, James DanielThomson, T. (Middlesbrough, West)
Cecil, Rt. Hon. Lord R. (Hitchin)Lyle-Samuel, AlexanderThorne, G. H. (Wolverhampton, E.)
Clynes, Rt. Hon. John R.Maclean, Rt. Hn. Sir D.(Midlothian)Thorne, W. (West Ham, Plaistow)
Devlin, JosephKacVeagh, JeremiahWatts-Morgan, Lieut.-Col. D.
Foot, IsaacMalone, C. L. (Leyton, E.)Wedgwood, Colonel Josiah C.
Galbraith, SamuelMills, John EdmundWhite, Charles F. (Derby, Western)
Graham, W. (Edinburgh, Central)Mosley, OswaldWignall, James
Grundy, T. W.Murray, Hon. A. C. (Aberdeen)Williams, Col. P. (Middlesbrough, E.)
Guest, J. (York, W. R., Hemsworth)Murray, Dr. D. (Inverness & Ross)Wilson, James (Dudley)
Halls, WalterMyers, ThomasWood, Major M. M. (Aberdeen, C.)
Hayward, EvanNaylor, Thomas EllisYoung, Robert (Lancaster, Newton)
Hirst, G. H.O'Connor, Thomas P.
Hodge, Rt. Hon. JohnRaffan, Peter WilsonTELLERS FOR THE NOES.—
Mr. Hogge and Mr. Kennedy.