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MEMBER AND CONSTITUENTS

could discharge his obligations by writing ^ weekly letter to his " worthy friends," the mayor and aldermen of Hull, are long past. Modern constituencies are great multitudes, who use their pens freely, and expect replies. The modern member has to spend his mornings in dictating letters, and his afternoons and evenings in writing them in the library and lobbies of the house of commons. Iie is expected to ask questions in the house about matters of local interest, and to communicate by post the ministerial reply, with such comments as occur to him. Under Queen Elizabeth the house of commons required members to give special attention to what would now be called local bills affecting the constituency. The house was " not to go to the question of any such bill, if it concerned a town or shire, unless the knights of such shire or shires, or the burgesses of such town or towns, be then present." The modern rule works in the opposite direction, for the existing standing orders require a member of a committee on an opposed private bill to sign a declaration, not only that he has no personal interest, but that his constituents have no local interest, in the bill. The reason is that these committees act judicially, and that their members must, like judges, be above suspicion of interest or bias. Nevertheless, if a private bill comes up for discussion on general principles in the house, a member is permitted, and is often expected, to explain how its passing or rejection

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