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Volume 10 (1929) / Pages 921 - 922
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Friday, 15th March, 1929.

The House met at Three of the clock, Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair.

Division No. 17]AYES. 3-5 p.m Andrews, Rt. Hon. John MillerDixon, Captain the Rt. Hon. Herbert Miller, William Thomas Archdale, Rt. Hon. Sir Edward MervynElliott, Rowley Pollock, Rt. Hon. Hugh MacDowell Babington, Rt. Hon. Anthony BrutusGordon, John Fawcett Robb, John Hanna Barbour, Rt. Hon. John MilneGrant, William Shillington, Major David Graham Black, ArthurHanna, George Boyle Cooper, JamesLavery, Thomas RobertTELLER FOR THE AYESâ??

Craigavon, Rt. Hon. The ViscountMcBride, RobertCaptain Dixon.

Crawford, RobertMcMullan, Thomas Wallace NOES.

Beattie, JohnKyle, SamuelO'Neill, Patrick Devlin, JosephLeeke, George Henderson, GeorgeMcAllister, ThomasTELLER FOR THE NOESâ??

Henderson, ThomasMcHugh, JohnMr. Beattie.

Adjournment of the House.

Motion made, and Question proposed, "That this House, at its rising this day, do adjourn until Tuesday next."â?? (Captain Dixon).

Mr. BEATTIE: I object to this procedure, because we are meeting here on a Friday. It was originally suggested that we should not meet to-day, but that we should be here on Monday. I desire Monday's holiday as much as anybody else, but I understand there is much important business to be got through. Therefore, we should meet on Monday. (Hon. Members: Oh, oh).

Question put, and agreed to.

ORDERS OF THE DAY. House of Commons (Method of Voting and Redistribution of Seats) Bill.

Allocation of Time.

Motion made, and Question proposed:

That in the case of the House of Commons (Method of Voting and Redistribution of Seats) Bill, the Committee Stage (including any Motion for an instruction), Report Stage, and Third Reading shall be proceeded with as follows: â??

(1).â??Committee Stage.

Five allotted days shall be given to the Committee Stage of the Bill, and the proceedings in Committee on each allotted day shall be those shown in the second column of the following Table, and those

Sittings of the House.

Motion made, and Question put, "That, notwithstanding anything contained in Standing Order No. 1 (Sittings of the House), business be not interrupted at half-past Six o'clock this day."â??(The Prime Minister, Viscount Craigavon).

The House divided: Ayes, 20; Noes, 9. proceedings, if not previously brought to a conclusion, shall be brought to a conclusion at the time shown in the third column of that Table.

Table 1.â??Committee Stage.

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