HC Deb 28 January 1931 vol 247 cc1111-4

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 he 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. Albery, Mr. Oliver Baldwin, Mr. Bird, Mr. Charleton, Mr. Cocks, Mr. Ede.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Frederick Hall, Mr. Hannon, Mr. Hoffman, Mr. Llewellyn-Jones, Mr. Mansfield, Mr. Matters, Mr. William Morrison, Mr. Palmer, Captain Peake, Mr. Potts, Mr. Romeril, Mr. Russell, Major Salmon, Mr. Scott, Mr. Sitch, Mr. Rennie Smith, Lieutenant-Colonel Spender-Clay, Mr. Townend, Sir Kenyon Vaughan-Morgan, Mr. Wardlaw-Milne, Captain Waterhouse, and Mr. Womersley nominated Members of the Committee.

Ordered, That Seven be the quorum of the Committee.

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 Sub-Committees, and in that event to apportion the subjects referred to the Committee be- tween the Sub-Committees, any of which shall have the 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."—[Mr. T. Kennedy.]

The remaining Orders were read, and postponed.

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