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Return respecting Application of Standing Order No. 26 (Closure of Debate) during Session 1907continued.

Mr. Secretary Haldane.

Clause 4:

" That the Clause stand part of the Bill."

" That the Chairman do report Progress, and ask leave to sit again."

In Committee

The Chairman's assent given

Closure carried on Division :

Ayes, 197; Voes, 37.

“That the Chairman do report Progress, and ask leave to sit again.”

Mr. Secretary Haldane.

“ That the Question . That the words of the Clause to the end of page 6, line 7, stand part of the Clause," be now put.'

Mr. Secretary Haldane.

" That the QuestionThat the Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill," be now put."

Date when Closure Moved

and by whom.

Question before House or Committee wnen Moved.

Whether in House

or Committee.

Whether Assent given to Motion

or withheld by Speaker 01 Chairman.

Assent withheld because,

in the opinion of the Chair, a decision would shortly be arrived at without that Motion.

Result of Motion, and,

if a Division, Numbers For and Against.

20th March

Army (Annual) Bill

In Committee

The Chairman's assent given

Closure carried on Division :

Ayes, 181 ; Noes, 47.

Mr. Secretary Haldane.

Clause 3:

put."

" That the Question · That the Clause stand part of the Bill' be now

20th March

Ditto

ditto

In Committee

The Chairman's assent given

Closure carried on Division :

Ayes, 182 ; Noes, 47.

20th March

Ditto

ditto

Mr. Secretary Haldane.

20th March

Ditto

ditto

In Committee

The Chairman's assent given

Closure carried on Division :

Ayes, 204 ; Noes, 37.

20th March

Ditto

ditto

In Committee

The Chairman's assent given

Closure carried on Division :

-Ayes, 217. ; Noes, 45.

20th March

Ditto

ditto

In Committee

The Chairman's assent given

Closure carried on Division :

Ayes, 230; Noes, 47.

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In Committee

The Chairman's assent given

Closure carried on Division :

Ayes, 232 ; Nocs, 52.

Mr. Becretary Haldane.

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In Committee

The Chairman's assent given

Closure carried on Division :

Ayes, 244 ; Noes, 57.

Mr. Secretary Haldane.

Ditto

ditto
Another New Clause (Amendment of Army Act as to Fraudulent
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Sir Henry Campbell

“(1) When a Bill has been read a second time it shall stand committed
to one of the Standing Committees, unless the House, on Motion to be
decided without amendment or debate, otherwise order. But this Order
shall not apply to-
(a) Bills for imposing taxes, or Consolidated Fund, or Appropriation

Bills; or
(0) Bills for confirming Provisional Orders.
(2) The House may, on Motion made by the Member in charge of a Bill,
commit the Bill to a Standing Committee in respect of some of its provi.
sions, and to a Committee of the Wbole House in respect of other provisions.
If such a Motion is opposed, the Speaker, after permitting, if he thinks fit,
a brief explanatory statement from the Member who makes and from the
Member who opposes the Motion, shall without further Debate put the
Question thereon :"

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20th March

20th March

20th March

Mr. Buchanan.

b 26th March

Bannerman.

26th March

Mr. Bennett.

“ That in the opinion of this House, having regard to the wealth of the United Kingdom and the nature of its distribution, it is necessary to readjust the burden of taxation in order to make provision for social reforms which are urgently.needed."

RETURN respecting Application of Standing Order No. 26 (Closure of Debate) during Session 1907-continued.

Assent withheld because,

in the opinion of the Chair, a decision would

shortly be arrived at without that Motion.

Result of Motion, and,

if a Division, Numbers For and Against.

Business of the House (Procedure)

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In House

The Speaker's assent given

Closure carried on Division :

Ayes, 313 ; Noes, 81

Sir Henry Campbell.

“(1) When a Bill has been read a second time it shall stand committed to one of the Standing Committees, unless the House, on Motion to be decided without amendment or debate, otherwise order, and such a Motion shall not require notice, must be made immediately after the Bill is read a second time, may be made by any Member, and may, though opposed, be decided after the expiration of the time for opposed business. But this Order shall not apply to

(a) Bills for imposing taxes, or Consolidated Fund or Appropriation

Bills; or

(2) The House may, on Motion made by the Member in charge of a Bill, commit the Bill to a Standing Committee in respect of some of its provisions, and to a Committee of the Whole House in respect of other provisions. If such a Motion is opposed, the Speaker, after permitting, if he thinks fit, a brief explanatory statement from the Member who makes and from the Member who opposes the Motion, shall without further Debate put the Question ihereon.”

Amendment proposed, in line 9, after the word “ Bills,” to insert the words “or Bills involving any aid, grant, or charge upon the public revenue, whether payable out of the Consolidated Fund or out of money to be provided by Parliament, or involving any charge upon the pcople.”

Date when Closure Moved

and by whom,

Question before House or Coinmittee when Moved.

Whether llouse

or Committee.

Whether assent given to Motion

or withheld by Speaker or Chairman.

26th March

Incidence of Taxation

In House

.

The Speaker's assent withheld.

Mr. Bennett.

Ditto

ditto

27th March

In House

The Speaker's assent given

Closure agreed to.

Adjournment of the House (Easter)

“That this House, at its rising this day, do adjourn until Monday 8th April."

Mr. Chancellor of the

Exchequer.

11th April •

Bannerman.

(6) Bills for confirming Provisional Orders.

"That those words be there inserted."

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15th April

Sir Henry Campbell.

Bannerman.

Closure carried on Division :

Ayes, 306 ; Noes, 90.

“ That the Proceedings on the Motions with respect to Business of the
House (Procedure) shall, if not previously brought to a conclusion, be
brought to a conclusion on Tues lay, the 16th day of April, in the
followicg manner, and subject to the following provisions :
1. At 10 p.m, on that day, Mr. Speaker shall put forthwith the

Question on any Amendment or other Motion already proposed
from the Chair, and shall next proceed successively to put forth.
with the Question on any Amendments or other Motions moved
by the Government of which notice has been given (but on no
other Amendment or Motion), and on any other Question

necessary to dispose of the proceedings to be concluded ;
2. On that day the proceedings to which this Order relates shall not

be interrupted under the provisions of any Standing Order relating to the Sittings of the House;

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RETURN respecting Application of Standing Order No. 26 (Closure of Debate) during Session 1907—-continued.

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" That the position of Vice-President of the Board of Agriculture in
Ireland was intended by Parliament to be and in fact is a Ministerial
and Parliamentary office, properly vacated upon a change of Government,
and that the retention of that office by a political opponent of the
Government of the day is undesirable as a permanent arrangement.”

Amendment proposed, to leave out from the word “That," to the end
of the Question, and add the words "in view of the continued confidence
expressed in the policy of Sir Horace Plunkett by the Council of Agri-
culture, two-thirds of whose Members are directly appointed by the
county councils of Ireland, it is inadvisable, before the Honge has had
an opportunity of considering carefully the Report of the Committee of
Inquiry into the organisation and working of the Department of Agri-
culture and Technical Instruction, to make any change in Sir Horace
Plunkett's tenure of the Vice-Presidency.'

In House

The Speaker's assent given

Closure agreed to.

" That the position of Vice-President of the Board of Agriculture in
Ireland was intended by Parliament to be and in fact is a Ministerial
and Parliamentary office, properly vacated upon a change of Government,
and that the retention of that office by a political opponent of the
Government of the day is undesirable as a permanent arrangement."

In House

The Speaker's assent given

Closure carried on Division :

Ayes, 276 ; Noes, 106.

Date when Closure Moved,

and by whom.

Question before House or Committee, when Moved.

24th April

Sir Horace Plunkett

Mr. Lonsdale.

“That the words proposed to be left out stand part of the Question.”

24th April

Ditto

ditto

Mr. John Redmond,

Foir!

26th April

Liquor Traffic (Local Option) (Scotland) Bill

Mr. Robert Balfour.

"That the Bill be now read a second time."

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