11 APRIL 1925, Page 2

Something of that sort is certainly necessary. The next Labour

Government must have proper represen- tation in the Upper House—otherwise the danger will be much greater for other parties than for Labour itself. Lord Birkenhead would like to give Ministers the right to speak in either House. As for the difficult question of how to determine what a money Bill is—the decision is now made by the Speaker alone—Lord Birkenhead suggested that the decision should rest with a Com- mittee of both Houses presided over by the Speaker. For our part we prefer the suggestion that the decision should rest with the Lord Chancellor, the Speaker and the Lord Chief Justice.

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