HC Deb 11 February 1919 vol 112 cc46-7

Notice was given that the following Government Bills would be introduced on an early day:

MINISTRY OF HEALTH.—Bill to establish a Ministry of Health and a Board of Health to exercise in England and Wales, and in Scotland, respectively, powers with respect to health and local government, and for purposes connected therewith.—[Dr. Addison.]

LOCAL ELECTIONS (EXPENSES).—Bill to amend section five of the Municipal Elections (Corrupt and Illegal Practices) Act, 1884, and section nine of the Elections (Scotland) (Corrupt and Illegal Practices) Act, 1890, as to Expenses of Candidates at local elections.—[Dr. Addison.]

HOUSING.—Bill to amend the Law relating to the Housing of the working classes.—[Dr. Addison.]

LAND SETTLEMENT (FACILITIES).—Bill to make further provision for the acquisition of Land for the purposes of small holdings, reclamation, drainage, and afforestation; to amend the enactments relating to small holdings and allotments; and otherwise to facilitate land settlement.—[Sir A. Griffith-Boscawen.]

MINISTRY OF WAYS AND COMMUNICATIONS.—Bill to establish a Ministry of Ways and Communications; and for purposes connected therewith.—[Mr. Shortt.]

RESTORATION OF PRE-WAR PRACTICES.—Bill to make provision with respect to the restoration after the present war of certain trade practices.—[Mr. Shortt.]