Madam Speaker : It may be for the convenience of the House if I indicate that, after calling all hon. Members in the Chamber to take the Oath or to affirm, I shall suspend the sitting until 3.30 pm when again all hon. Members then in the Chamber will be called. That will be the last occasion today. As for tomorrow after the State Opening of Parliament, I shall be in the Chair at 2.15 pm and hope to complete the swearing in of hon. Members before the business of the House begins.
The following Members took and subscribed the Oath, or made and subscribed the Affirmation required by law :
Right honourable Norman Stewart Hughson Lamont, Kingston upon Thames.
Column 46Allan Ralph Rogers, esquire, Rhondda.Right honourable John Selwyn Gummer, Suffolk, Coastal.Teresa Ellen, Mrs. Gorman, Billericay.Dr. Robert Michael Spink, Castle Point.Keith Douglas Rowland Mans, esquire, Wyre.William McKelvey, esquire, Kilmarnock and Loudoun.Calum Alasdair Macdonald, esquire, Western Isles.Malcolm Gray Bruce, esquire, Gordon.Right honourable john David Taylor, Strangford.Cynog Glyndwr Dafis, esquire, Ceredigion and Pembroke, North.Dr. Joseph Gerard Hendron, Belfast, West.Right honourable John William Gilbert, Dudley, East.Harry Michael Cohen, esquire, Leyton.George Gordon Harvey Walden, esquire, CMG, Buckingham.John Dudley Fishburn, esquire, Kensington.James Gordon Brown, esquire, Dunfermline, East.Sir James Wilton Spicer, Dorset, West.
Resolved, That this House do now adjourn till tomorrow at twenty-five minutes past Eleven o'clock.-- [Mr. Arbuthnot.] Adjourned accordingly at twenty minutes to Four o'clock.