HC Deb 19 February 1931 vol 248 cc1609-13

Resolution reported, That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to enable schemes to be made for regulating the marketing of agricultural products, to confer powers upon boards and other bodies to be constituted in connection with, or acting for purposes connected with, such schemes, to establish agricultural marketing funds for the purpose of making loans thereout to the boards aforesaid, to encourage agricultural cooperation, research, and education, and to provide for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid, it is expedient to authorise the making of the following payments, out of moneys provided by Parliament, that is to say—

  1. (a) payments into the Agricultural Marketing Fund, astablished under the said Act for the purpose of making loans to 1611 boards, administering schemes under the Act, and for such other purposes as may be provided by the Act, of such sums, not exceeding in the aggregate five hundred thousand pounds, as Parliament may from time to time determine;
  2. (b) payments into the Agricultural Marketing (Scotland) Fund, established as aforesaid, of such sumo, not exceeding in the aggregate one hundred and twenty-five thousand pounds, as Parliament may from time to time determine;
  3. (c) payments into each of the said funds of amounts equal to any sums from time to time written off the account of its assets in accordance with the provisions of the said Act;
  4. (d) payment of any expenses incurred in accordance with the provisions of the said Act by the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries or the Secretary of State for Scotland in paying such remuneration to the chairman and other members, and the secretary, officers, agents, and servants of any commission or committee constituted under the said Act, and such

other expenses of any commission or committee so constituted or of any inquiry held under the said Act, as may be determined or incurred with the approval of the Treasury; (e) payment of an annual grant of such amount as may from time to time be determined by the Treasury to any organisation, or to the governing body of any organisation, in which organisation or body the powers and duties conferred on an Agricultural Marketing Reorganisation Commission by the said Act are vested by order of the Secretary of State for Scotland, for the purpose of meeting the expenses incurred by the organisation or body in carrying out such powers and duties.

Motion made, and Question put, "That this House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution."

The House divided: Ayes, 222; Noes, 116.

Division No. 162.] AYES. [11.48 p.m.
Adamson, Rt. Hon. W. (Fife, West) George, Megan Lloyd (Anglesea) Lawther, W. (Barnard Castle)
Adamson, W. M. (Staff., Cannock) Gibson, H. M. (Lancs. Mossley) Leach, W.
Addison, Rt. Hon. Dr. Christopher Gill, T. H. Lee, Frank (Derby, N.E.)
Aitchison, Rt. Hon. Craigie M. Gillett, George M. Lee, Jennie (Lanark, Northern)
Alexander, Rt. Hon. A. V. (Hillsbro') Glassey, A. E. Lees, J.
Arnott, John Gossling, A. G. Lewis, T. (Southampton)
Aske, Sir Robert Gould, F. Lindley, Fred W.
Attlee, Clement Richard Graham, D. M. (Lanark, Hamilton) Lloyd, C. Ellis
Ayles, Walter Graham, Rt. Hon. Wm. (Edin., Cent.) Longbottom, A. W.
Baldwin, Oliver (Dudley) Granville, E. Longden, F.
Barnes, Alfred John Greenwood, Rt. Hon. A. (Coins) Lovat-Fraser, J. A.
Barr, James Grenfell, D. R. (Glamorgan) Lunn, William
Batey, Joseph Griffith, F. Kingsley (Middlesbro' W.) MacDonald, Rt. Hon. J. R. (Seaham)
Benn, Rt. Hon. Wedgwood Groves, Thomas E. MacDonald, Malcolm (Bassetlaw)
Bennett, William (Battersea, South) Hall, G. H. (Merthyr Tydvil) Macdonald, Sir M. (Inverness)
Benson, G. Hall, J. H. (Whitechapel) McElwee, A.
Bevan, Aneurin (Ebbw Vale) Hamilton, Mary Agnes (Blackburn) McEntee, V. L.
Birkett, W. Norman Hardle, George D. Maclean, Neil (Glasgow, Govan)
Blindell, James Harris, Percy A. MacNeill-Weir, L.
Bondfield, Rt. Hon. Margaret Hastings, Dr. Somerville McShane, John James
Bowen, J. W. Haycock, A. W. Malone, C. L'Estrange (N'thampton)
Bowerman, Rt. Hon. Charles W. Hayday, Arthur Mander, Geoffrey le M.
Broad, Francis Alfred Hayes, John Henry Mansfield, W.
Brooke, W. Henderson, Rt. Hon. A. (Burnley) Marcus, M.
Brothers, M. Henderson, Arthur, Junr. (Cardiff, S.) Markham, S. F.
Brown, C. W. E. (Notts, Mansfield) Henderson, Thomas (Glasgow) Marley, J.
Brown, Rt. Hon. J. (South Ayrshire) Henderson, W. W. (Middx., Enfield) Marshall, Fred
Buchanan, G. Herriotts, J. Mathers, George
Burgess, F. G. Hoffman, P. C. Matters, L. W.
Burgin, Dr. E. L. Hopkin, Daniel Maxton, James
Calne, Derwent Hall- Hore-Bellsha, Leslle. Melville, Sir James
Cameron, A. G. Horrabin, J. F. Messer, Fred
Carter, W. (St. Pancras, S.W.) Hudson, James H. (Huddersfield) Middleton, G.
Charleton, H. C. Hunter, Dr. Joseph Mills, J. E.
Cluse, W. S. Jenkins, Sir William Montague, Frederick
Cocks, Frederick Seymour John, William (Rhondda, West) Morgan, Dr. H. B.
Cowan, D. M. Johnston, Thomas Morley, Ralph
Cripps, Sir Stafford Jones, F. Llewellyn- (Flint) Morrison, Robert C. (Tottenham, N.)
Daggar, George Jones, Morgan (Caerphilly) Mort, D. L.
Dalton, Hugh Jowitt, Sir W. A. (Preston) Mosley, Lady C. (Stoke-on-Trent)
Denman, Hon. R. D Kedward, R. M. (Kent, Ashford) Mosley, Sir Oswald (Smethwick)
Dudgeon, Major C. R. Kelly, W. T. Muggeridge, H. T.
Duncan, Charles Kennedy, Rt. Hon. Thomas Naylor, T. E.
Ede, Jamas Chuter Kinley, J. Newman, Sir R. H. S. D. L. (Exeter)
Edmunds, J. E. Kirkwood, D. Noel Baker, P. J.
Egan, W. H. Lansbury, Rt. Hon. George Oliver, George Harold (Ilkeston)
Elmley, Viscount Lathan, G. Palin, John Henry
Foot, Isaac Law, A. (Rossendale) Paling, Wilfrid
Freeman, Peter Lawrence, Susan Palmer, E. T.
Gardner, B. W. (West Ham, Upton) Lawrie, Hugh Hartley (Stalybridge) Perry, S. F.
George, Major G. Lloyd (Pembroke) Lawson, John James Peters, Dr. Sidney John
Pethick-Lawrence, F. W. Shield, George William Tout, W. J.
Phillips, Dr. Marion Shiels, Dr. Drummond Townend, A. E.
Potts, John S. Shillaker, J. F. Vaughan, David
Price, M. P. Simmons, C. J. Viant, S. P.
Pybus, Percy John Sinclair, Sir A. (Caithness) Walkden, A. G.
Ramsay, T. B. Wilson Sitch, Charles H. Walker, J.
Rathbone, Eleanor Smith, Ben (Bermondsey, Rotherhithe) Wallace, H. W.
Raynes, W. R. Smith, Frank (Nuneaton) Watts-Morgan, Lt.-Col. D. (Rhondda)
Richards, R. Smith, H. B. Lees- (Keighley) Wellock, Wilfred
Richardson, R. (Hogghton-le-Spring) Smith, Rennie (Penistone) Welsh, James (Paisley)
Ritson, J. Smith, Tom (Pontefract) West, F. R.
Romeril, H. G. Smith, W. R. (Norwich) Westwood, Joseph
Rosbotham, D. S. T. Snowden, Thomas (Accrington) Whiteley, Wilfrid (Birm, Ladywood)
Rowson, Guy Sorensen, R. Wilkinson, Ellen C.
Russell, Richard John (Eddisbury) Stamford, Thomas W. Williams, Dr. J. H. (Lianelly)
Salter, Dr. Alfred Stephen, Campbell Williams, T. (York, Don Valley)
Samuel, H. Walter (Swansea, West) Strachey, E. J. St. Loe Wilson, C. H. (Sheffield, Attercliffe)
Sanders, W. S. Strauss, G. R. Wilson, J. (Oldham)
Sandham, E. Sullivan, J. Wilson, R. J. (Jarrow)
Sawyer, G. F. Sutton, J. E. Wise, E. F.
Scrymgeour, E. Taylor, R. A. (Lincoln) Wood, Major McKenzle (Banff)
Scurr, John Thurtle, Ernest
Shepherd, Arthur Lewis Tinker, John Joseph TELLERS FOR THE AYES.
Sherwood, G. H. Toole, Joseph Mr. Parkinson and Mr. Charles
Acland-Troyte, Lieut.-Colonel Duckworth, G. A. V. Ormsby-Gore, Rt. Hon. William
Ainsworth, Lieut. Col. Charles Eden, Captain Anthony Remer, John R.
Albery, Irving James Edmondson, Major A. J. Roberts, Sir Samuel (Ecclesall)
Amery, Rt. Hon. Leopold C. M. S. Elliot, Major Walter E. Ross, Ronald D.
Astor, Maj. Hn. John J. (Kent, Dover) Erskine, Lord (Somerset, Weston-s-M.) Russell, Alexander Wait (Tynemouth)
Atholl, Duchess of Everard, W. Lindsay Salmon, Major I.
Baldwin, Rt. Hon. Stanley (Bewdley) Falle, Sir Bertram G. Samuel, A. M. (Surrey, Farnham)
Balniel, Lord Ferguson, Sir John Sandeman, Sir N. Stewart
Beamish, Rear-Admiral T. P. H. Fielden, E. B. Sassoon, Rt. Hon. Sir Philip A. G. D
Beaumont, M. W. Fison, F. G. Clavering Savery, S. S.
Betterton, Sir Henry B. Fremantle, Lieut.-Colonel Francis E. Sinclair, Col. T. (Queen's U., Belfst)
Bevan, S. J. (Holborn) Ganzonl, Sir John Skelton, A. N.
Birchall, Major Sir John Dearman Gower, Sir Robert Smith, R. W. (Aberd'n & Kinc'dine, C.)
Bird, Ernest Roy Graham, Fergus (Cumberland, N.) Smith-Carington, Neville W.
Bourne, Captain Robert Croft Greene, W. P. Crawford Smithers, Waldron
Bowyer, Captain Sir George E. W. Gunston, Captain D. W. Somerville, A. A. (Windsor)
Boyce, Leslie Hall, Lieut.-Col. Sir F. (Dulwich) Southby, Commander A. R. I.
Bracken, B. Hanbury, C. Spender-Clay, Colonel H.
Briscoe, Richard George Hannon, Patrick Joseph Henry Stanley, Hon. O. (Westmorland)
Brown, Brig.-Gen. H. C. (Berks, Newb'y) Harbord, A. Steel-Maitland, Rt. Hon. Sir Arthur
Buchan-Hepburn, P. G. T. Hartington, Marquess of Sueter, Rear-Admiral M. F.
Bullock, Captain Malcolm Harvey, Major S. E. (Devon, Totnes) Thomson, Sir F.
Butler, R. A. Haslam, Henry C. Titchfield, Major the Marquess of
Butt, Sir Alfred Heneage, Lieut.-Colonel Arthur P. Todd, Capt. A. J.
Campbell, E. T. Hennessy, Major Sir G. R. J. Tryon, Rt. Hon. George Clement
Carver, Major W. H. Hudson, Capt. A. U. M. (Hackney, N.) Turton, Robert Hugh
Cayzer, Maj. Sir Herbt. R. (Prtsmth, S.) Jones, Sir G. W. H. (Stoke New'gton) Vaughan-Morgan, Sir Kenyon
Colfox, Major William Philip Jones, Henry Haydn (Merioneth) Wallace, Capt. D. E. (Hornsey)
Colman, N. C. D. Kindersley, Major G. M. Ward, Lieut.-Col. Sir A. Lambert
Courtauld, Major J. S. Leighton, Major B. E. P. Wells, Sydney R.
Courthope, Colonel Sir G. L. Llewellin, Major J. J. Williams, Charles (Devon, Torquay)
Cranborne, Viscount Locker-Lampson, Rt. Hon. Godfrey Wilson, G. H. A. (Cambridge U.)
Crichton-Stuart, Lord C. Macdonald, Capt. P. D. (I. of W.) Winterton, Rt. Hon. Earl
Croom-Johnson, R. P. Makins, Brigadier-General E. Wolmer, Rt. Hon. Viscount
Culverwell, C. T. (Bristol, West) Margesson, Captain H. D. Womersley, W. J.
Davidson, Rt. Hon. J. (Hertford) Marjoribanks, Edward Young, Rt. Hon. Sir Hilton
Davies, Maj. Geo. F. (Somerset, Yeovil) Merriman, Sir F. Boyd
Davison, Sir W. H. (Kensington, S.) Mitchell-Thomson, Rt. Hon. Sir W. TELLERS FOR THE NOES.
Dawson, Sir Philip O'Connor, T. J. Sir George Penny and Sir Victor
Dixey, A. C. O'Neill, Sir H. Warrender.

Bill read the Third time, and passed.