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Regency Bill

Volume 319: debated on Wednesday 27 January 1937

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"to make provision for a Regency in the event of the Sovereign being on His Accession under the age of eighteen years, and in the event of the incapacity of the Sovereign through illness, and for the performance of certain of the royal functions in the name and on behalf of the Sovereign in certain other events; to repeal the Lords Justices Act, 1837; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid," presented by the Prime Minister; supported by Mr. Ramsay MacDonald, Sir John Simon, Mr. Malcolm MacDonald, Mr. Elliot, Mr. Ormsby-Gore, the Attorney-General, the Lord Advocate, and Mr. Butler; to be read a Second time To-morrow, and to be printed. [Bill 68.]