He continued as a Private Member to exercise a considerable influence on parliamentary opinion.
But for this purpose it is of less use to them than to the Private Member.
The remaining question will be whether I should remain a Private Member of a Church, or enter another Church.
And this did not come from a Private Member, but from the Treasury bench.
Four years ago a Private Member, adrift from my Party; no chance of reinstatement; not even sure of a seat.
On Fridays also the Private Member is in possession of most of the time of the sitting.
In case of necessity a hostile vote on a Private Member's motion can usually be avoided.
On the other hand, a change was made in 1901 on the motion of a Private Member, at a single sitting.
The idle promise of facilities for a Private Member's bill was rejected with contumely and scorn.
A Bill had been introduced in the preceding Parliament by Mr. Brassey, a Private Member, which proposed a middle course.