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Secretary Of State For Scotland Bill Hl

Volume 41: debated on Monday 14 June 1920

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My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to increase the number of Secretaries of State and Under-Secretaries of State capable of sitting and voting in the Commons House of Parliament, and to transfer the powers of the Secretary for Scotland to one of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State; and to move that it be read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a .— (The Marquess of Linlithgow.)

On Question, Bill read 1a , and to be printed.