The Nineteenth Century and After, Vol. 60

The Nineteenth Century and After, Vol. 60 : A Monthly Review; July-December, 1906 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Nineteenth Century and After, Vol. 60: A Monthly Review; July-December, 1906 A Standing Committee, then, will cease to be what it was originally designed for, a microcosm of the House of Commons. Bills referred to it will receive the impress, not Of the will of the House of Commons, but of the views of certain Parliamentary groups. It may be said that this may be remedied by the House itself on the Report stage, but nobody of Parliamentary experience will maintain for a moment that thorough revision of a faulty measure can be undertaken on Report. Discussion with the Speaker in the chair, and no member allowed to speak more than once to a single motion, is a very different process from the minute analysis applied to clause and sub-clause in Committee, when members may speak as Often as they like upon each amendment. For good or for ill, these Standing Committees are devised and intended to reduce the control of the House of Commons as a whole, over Bills at their most important stage. This will have; result in two directions, in both Of which the House of Commons has always shown extreme reluctance to move. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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