Mr Speaker, I would want your guidance.
Mine is on both pages 2 and 8, they are related. Page 2, item number 10, Mr Speaker:
“The following Members of Parliament-elect took and sub- scribed to the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Member of Parliament.”
In line with what happens here, I was thinking that, going through, I realised that 271 Hon Members took and subscribed to the Oaths. One is not with
us; another because he has been elected as Speaker, vacated his seat; so that one is also known. But I was expecting to see two Members-elect on the Absent list -- so for the records, we can know.
Even though it is here that the following Members of Parliament-elect took and subscribed to the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Member of Parliament, there is nothing to indicate that there were others, who are also Members-elect but were not in this House, so that we can know --