HC Deb 15 May 1935 vol 301 c1712

asked the Prime Minister whether he has any statement to make with regard to the further stages of the Government of India Bill?


Yes, Sir. The House will be aware that to-day is the thirtieth day in Committee on the Government of India Bill and that under the agreement we are to finish this stage at to-day's sitting. Conversations have taken place with the parties and sections represented on the Committee presided over by the Chairman of Ways and Means with regard to the concluding stages of the Bill. It is agreed that four days should be adequate for the Report stage and two days for the Third Reading of the Government of India Bill. The Report stage will begin on Thursday next, 23rd May; will be continued on Monday and Tuesday, 27th and 28th May and brought to a conclusion on Thursday, 30th May. The Third Reading will be taken during the following week on Tuesday and Wednesday, 4th and 5th June.