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Legislation (Members' Votes)

Volume 529: debated on Wednesday 7 July 1954

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asked the Prime Minister whether he will introduce legislation to prevent an hon. Member from voting on any Measure which would be to his financial advantage, or the advantage of a company of which he is a stock or share holder, or in connection with which he has a directorship, without first declaring, in writing, to the editor of HANSARD, for publication in the OFFICIAL REPORT, the amount by which he, or his company, will benefit from the proposed legislation.

No. The rules governing Membership are well known and are the outcome of long-established practice.