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Secretaries Of State (House Of Lords)

Volume 345: debated on Monday 20 March 1939

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asked the Prime Minister whether he will so amend the constitution as to enable peers who are Members of His Majesty's Government to speak on the Floor of the House of Commons and so to be directly answerable to the elected representatives of the British electorate?

I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer which I gave on 14th March last year in regard to a similar question by my hon. Friend the Member for Cheltenham (Mr. Lipson).