623. Application of the Commons claim to Lords bills.

Bills sent down from the House of Lords in a form which infringes the financial privileges on which the Commons insist are either laid aside or postponed for six months by the Commons1. The practice is now so uniform that the Lords never deliberately send down a bill of this nature. When it has become apparent, during the progress of bills in the Lords, that they will be regarded as infringing the financial privileges of the Commons, they have been withdrawn or deferred indefinitely