HC Deb 02 March 1936 vol 309 cc1004-7

May I ask the Prime Minister what business it is proposed to take to-night if his Motion be carried?


After the Debate that has been announced, we are anxious to get to-night the Third Reading of the Milk Bill.


Does the right hon. Gentleman expect the House to sit very late?


I hope not. The issue is simple, and we have had long discussions. We gave nearly the whole of a working day to the Financial Resolution a fortnight ago and there were Debates on the Second Reading and on the Committee stage. I think it is not unreasonable to ask the House for the Third Reading to-night.


In view of the fact that not only are great principles involved in the Bill, that something over £2,000,000 is at stake and that the speech of the right hon. Gentleman on the last occasion when the Bill was before the House was of such a controversial nature that it is inevitable that some reply must be made, if there is a Division at 11 o'clock, does not the right hon. Gentleman think that rather late to take the Milk Bill?


I regret that my right hon. Friend should for once have been a little controversial.


Do I gather that it is proposed to take the Committee stage of the Shipping Bill to-night?


Not to-night.

Motion made, and Question put, That the Proceedings on Government Business be exempted, at this day's Sitting, from the provisions of the Standing Order (Sittings of the House)."—[The Prime Minister.]

The House divided: Ayes, 216; Noes, 99.

Division No. 79.] AYES. [3.27 m.p.
Agnew, Lieut.-Comdr. P. G. Baxter, A. Beverley Boyd-Carpenter, Major Sir A. B.
Allen, Lt.-Col. J. Sandeman (B'kn'hd) Beit, Sir A. L. Brass, Sir W.
Anstruther-Gray, W. J. Bernays, R. H. Briscoe, Capt. R. G.
Apsley, Lord Blair, Sir R. Brocklebank. C. E. R.
Aske, Sir R. W. Blaker, Sir R. Brown, Rt. Hon. E. (Leith)
Assheton, R. Blindell, Sir J. Brown, Brig -Gen. H. C. (Newbury)
Baldwin, Rt. Hon. Stanley Boothby, R. J. G. Bull, B. B.
Balfour, Capt. H. H.(Isle of Thanet) Bossom, A. C. Bullock, Capt. M.
Balniel, Lord Boulton, W. W. Burgin, Dr. E. L.
Barclay-Harvey, C. M. Bowater Col. Sir T. Vansittart Butler, R. A.
Calne, G. R. Hall- Guest, Hon. I. (Brecon and Radnor) Orr-Ewing, I. L.
Campbell, Sir E. T. Guinness, T. L. E. B. Palmer, G. E. H.
Cartland, J. R. H. Gunston, Capt. D. W. Patrick, C. M.
Gary, R. A. Guy, J. C. M. Perkins, W. R. D.
Cautley, Sir H. S. Hacking, Rt. Hon. D. H. Peters, Dr. S. J.
Cazalet, Thelma (Islington, E.) Hamilton, Sir G. C. Petherick, M.
Channon, H. Hannah, I. C, Pickthorn, K. W. M.
Chapman, A. (Rutherglen) Hannon, Sir P. J. H. Pilkington, R.
Chapman, Sir S. (Edinburgh, S.) Harvey, G. Pownall, Sir A. Assheton
Churchill, Rt. Hon. Winston S. Hellgers, Captain F. F. A. Procter, Major H. A.
Cobb, Sir C. S. Heneage, Lieut. -Colonel A. P. Ramsay, Captain A. H. M.
Collins, Rt. Hon. Sir G. P. Hepburn, P. G. T. Buchan- Ramsbotham, H.
Colman, N. C. D, Hepworth. J. Rathbone, Eleanor (English Univ's.)
Colville, Lt.-Col. D. J. Herbert, A. P. (Oxford U.) Rathbone, J. R. (Bodmin)
Cooke, J. D. (Hammersmith, S.) Herbert, Major J. A. (Monmouth) Reid, Sir D. D. (Down)
Cooper, Rt. Hn. A. Duff(W'st'r S.G'gs) Hills, Major Rt. Hon. J. W. (Ripon) Remer, J. R.
Cooper, Rt. Hn. T. M. (E'nburgh, W.) Holmes, J. S. Rickards, G. W. (Skipton)
Courthope, Col. Sir G. L. Hope, Captain Hon. A. O. J. Ropner, Colonel L.
Cranborne, Viscount Howitt, Dr. A. B. Rowlands, G.
Critchley, A. Hudson, Capt. A. U. M. (Hack., N.) Ruggles-Brise. Colonel Sir E. A.
Croft, Brig.-Gen. Sir H, Page Hulbert, N. J. Russell, R. J. (Eddisbury)
Crooke. J S Hume, Sir G. H. Russell, S. H. M. (Darwen)
Crookshank, Capt. H. F. C. Hunter, T. Salmon, Sir I.
Croom-Johnson, R. P. Hurd, Sir P. A. Salt, E. W.
Cross, R. H. Jarvis, Sir J. J. Samuel, Sir A. M. (Farnham)
Crossley, A. C. Joel, D. J. B. Samuel, M. R. A. (Putney)
Crowder, J. F. E. Keeling, E. H. Sandys, E. D.
Culverwell, C. T. Kerr, H. W. (Oldham) Sassoon, Rt. Hon. Sir P.
Davies, Major G. F. (Yeovil) Kerr, J. Graham (Scottish Univs.) Savery, Servington
Davison, Sir W, H. Kirkpatrick, W. M. Scott, Lord William
Dawson, Sir P. Lamb, Sir J. Q. Selley, H. R.
Da Chair, S. S. Latham, Sir P. Shaw, Major P. S. (Wavertree)
De la Bère, R. Law, R. K. (Hull, S.W.) Smith, Sir R. W. (Aberdeen)
Denman, Hon. R. D. Leech, Dr. J. W. Smithers, Sir W.
Denville, Alfred Lennox-Boyd, A. T. L. Somerville, A. A. (Windsor)
Despencer-Robertson, Major J. A. F. Levy, T. Stanley, Rt. Hon. Oliver (W'm'l'd)
Donner, P. W. Lewis, O. Stewart, William J. (Belfast, S.)
Dower, Capt. A. V. G. Liddall, W. S. Storey, S.
Drewe, C. Lindsay, K. M. Strauss, E. A. (Southwark, N.)
Duckworth, G. A. V. (Salop) Llewellin, Lieut.-Col. J. J. Strickland, Captain W. F.
Duckworth, W. R. (Moss Side) Lloyd, G. W. Stuart, Hon. J. (Moray and Nairn)
Dugdale, Major T. L. Locker-Lampson, Comdr, O. S. Tate, Mavis C.
Duggan, H. J. Loftus, P. C. Taylor, vice-Adm. E. A. (Padd., S.)
Dunglass, Lord MacAndrew, Lt.-Col. Sir C. G. Thomas, Rt. Hon. J. H. (Derby)
Elliot, Rt. Hon. W. E. MacDonald, Rt. Hn. J. R. (Scot. U.) Thomas, J. P. L. (Hereford)
Ellis, Sir G. Mac Donald, Sir Murdoch (Inverness) Titchfleld, Marquess of
Elliston, G. S. Maclay, Hon. J. P. Touche, G. C.
Emmott, C. E. G. C. Macnamara, Capt. J. R. J. Tryon, Major Rt. Hon. G. C.
Emrys- Evans, P. V. Maitland, A. Wakefield, W. W.
Entwistle, C. F. Makins, Brig.-Gen. E. Wallace, Captain Euan
Evans, Capt. A. (Cardiff, S.) Margesson, Capt. Rt. Hon. H. D. R. Ward, Irene (Wallsend)
Fraser, Capt. Sir I. Mason, Lt.-Col. Hon. G. K. M. Warrender, Sir V.
Fremantle, Sir F, E. Maxwell, S. A. Waterhouse, Captain C.
Ganzonl, Sir J. Mayhew, Lt.-Col. J. Wayland, Sir W A-
Gilmour, Lt.-Col. Rt. Hon. Sir J. Mills, Sir F. (Leyton, E.) Wedderburn, H. J. S.
Gluckstein, L. H. Moreing, A. C. Wickham, Lt.-Col. E. T. R.
Glyn, Major Sir R. G. C. Morgan, R. H. Williams, H. G. (Croydon, S.)
Goodman, Col. A. W. Morris-Jones, Dr. J. H. Wilson, Lt.-Col. Sir A. T. (Hitchin)
Graham, Captain A. C. (Wirral) Morrison, W. S. (Cirencester) Womersley, Sir W. J.
Granville, E. L. Muirhead, Lt.-Col. A. J. Young, A. S. L. (Partick)
Gridley, Sir A. B. Munro, P. M.
Grigg, Sir E. W. M. Nicolson, Hon. H. G. TELLERS FOR THE AYES.—
Grimston, R. V. Ormsby-Gore, Rt. Hon. W. G. Sir George Penny and Lieut.-Colonel
Sir A. Lambert Ward.
Acland, R. T. D. (Barnstaple) Day, H. Harris, Sir P. A,
Adams, D. (Consett) Dobble, W. Hicks, E. G.
Adamson, W. M. Dunn, E. (Rother Valley) Holdsworth, H.
Alexander, Rt. Hon. A. V. (H'lsbr.) Ede, J. C. Holland, A.
Anderson, F. (Whitehaven) Edwards, A. (Middlesbrough E.) Jagger, J.
Attlee, Rt. Hon. c. R. Edwards, Sir C. (Bedwellty) Jenkins, A. (Pontypool)
Banfield, J. W. Evans, D. O. (Cardigan) John, W.
Barnes. A. J. Fletcher, Lt.-Comdr. R. T. H. Johnston, Rt. Hon. T.
Barr, J. Gallacher, W. Jones, A. C. (Shipley)
Batey, J. Gardner, B. W. Jones, Morgan (Caerphilly)
Bellenger, F. Garro-Jones, G. M. Kelly, W. T.
Benson, G. George, Major G. Lloyd (Pembroke) Kennedy, Rt. Hon. T.
Brown, C. (Mansfield) George, Megan Lloyd (Anglesey) Kirby, B. V.
Burke, W. A. Greenwood, Rt. Hon. A. Lawson, J. J.
Cocks, F. S. Griffith, F. Kingsley (M'ddl'sbro, W.) Leach, W.
Cove, W. G. Griffiths, G. A. (Hemsworth) Leslie, J. R.
Dagger, G. Hall, G. H. (Aberdare) Locker-Lampson, Comdr. O. S.
Dalton, H. Hall, J. H. (Whitechapel) Logan, D. G.
Davies, R. J. (Westhoughton) Handie, G. D. McEntee, V. La T.
McGhee, H. G. Roberts, W. (Cumberland, N.) Thorne, W.
Mainwaring, W. H Robinson, W. A. (St. Helens) Thurtle, E.
Marklew, E. Rowson, G. Tinker, J. J.
Marshall, F. Seely, Sir H. M. Walker, J.
Maxton, J. Sexton, T. M. Watkins, F C.
Messer, F. Shinwell, E. Whiteley, W.
Montague, F. Short, A. Williams, E. J. (Ogmore)
Morrison, R. C. (Tottenham, N.) Simpson, F. B. Williams, T. (Don Valley)
Naylor, T. E. Sinclair, Rt. Hon. Sir A. (C'thn's) Wilson, C. H. (Attercliffe)
Paling, W. Smith, Ben (Rotherhithe) Windsor, W. (Hull, C.)
Parker, H. J. H. Smith, E. (Stoke) Woods, G. S. (Finsbury)
Pethick-Lawrencc, F, W. Smith, Rt. Hon. H. B. Lees- (K'ly) Young, Sir R. (Newton)
Potts, J. Smith, T. (Normanton)
Pritt, D. N. Stewart, W. J. (H'ghtn-le-Sp'ng) TELLERS FOR THE NOES.—
Ritson, J. Taylor, R. J. (Morpeth) Mr. Charleton and Mr. Groves.
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