COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS
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One to which a Bill, after the second reading, is referred. It may be either a selected one or a C. of the whole House, i.e. one formed of every member, the Speaker quitting the chair, sitting and debating as the rest, another member being appointed chairman.
By Henry Percy Smith
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