HC Deb 03 December 1931 vol 260 c1414

Ordered, That a Select Committee be appointed to examine such of the Estimates presented to this House as may seem fit to the Committee, and to suggest the form in which the Estimates shall be presented for examination, and to report what, if any, economies, consistent with the policy implied in those Estimates, may be effected therein.

Ordered, That the Committee do consist of Twenty-eight Members: Mr. Barclay-Harvey, Mr. Brocklebank, Mr. Butler, Mr, Cadogan, Mr. Cocks, Mr. Daggar, Sir George Gillett, Mr. Hannon, Sir Vivian Henderson, Lieut.-Colonel Heneage, Dr. Hunter, Mr. Campbell Ker, Major Llewellin, Captain Loder, Captain P. Macdonald, Mr. McEntee, Mr. Maclay, Major McLean, Mr. Magnay, Captain Peake, Mr. Barnsden, Mr. Rhys, Major Salmon, Lieut.-Colonel Spender-Clay, Mr. Strauss, Sir Kenyon Vaughan-Morgan, Mr. Wardlaw-Milne, and Mr. E. J. Williams nominated Members of the Committee.

Ordered, That Seven be the quorum.

Ordered, That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records, and to sit notwithstanding any Adjournment of the House.

Ordered, That the Committee have power, if they so determine, to appoint one or more Subcommittees, and in that event to apportion the subjects referred to the Committee between the Sub-committees, any of which shall have full powers of the undivided Committee, and that Four shall be the quorum of any of the Sub-committees.

Ordered, That the Committee do report any evidence taken by the Committee or by any of the Sub-committees to the House.

Ordered, That the Committee have power to report from time to time."—[Captain Margesson.]