§ The SECRETARY OF STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT (Sir John Simon)
The business for next week will be:
Monday.—Supply; Committee (19th Allotted day); Foreign Office Vote.
Tuesday.—Supply; Report (20th Allotted day); Scottish Estimates for Agriculture, Fisheries, and other services.
Wednesday. — Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill; Second Reading Debate on the Provision of Employment, and Hours of Work.
Thursday.—Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill; remaining stages, Debate on Home Office questions.
At Ten o'Clock on Monday and on Tuesday, the Committee and Report stages, respectively, of all outstanding Supply Votes will be put from the Chair.
If all the necessary business has been disposed of, we hope to take the Motion for the Summer Adjournment on Friday, 31st July.
The Adjournment Motion will contain the usual provision to empower Mr. Speaker, on representations being made by the Government, to call the House together at an earlier date, if such a course should appear necessary in the public interest.
The date of re-assembly in the Autumn will be announced next week.
§ Sir PERCY HARRIS
Will an opportunity be given to consider the Lords Amendments to the Shops (Sunday Trading Restriction) Bill?
§ Sir J. SIMON
I understand that it is contemplated to be a Ministry of Labour day, but we will communicate, if necessary, with the hon. Member through the usual channels.