1902 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
The Opening of Parilament on Thursday, January i6th by the King and Queen was a great State function. The members of the House of Commons attended in good numbers, more than 4oo being present, and there was no repetition of the unseemly scrimmage which last year gave a medical interest to the ceremony in the shape of broken ribs and other injuries. This year the Commons occupied the seats allotted to them, and only a few followed in the Speaker's procession to the bar to hear the King's Speech.
more » ... In. the Speech not much legislation was announced, the only measures mentioned of any medical interest were the London Water Bill and certain reforms in the Law of Lunacy under which description it is not difficult to recognise the Bili which the Lord Chancellor has introduced more than once during the last few sessions.
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