HC Deb 15 July 1937 vol 326 cc1491-2
Mr. Attlee

May I ask whether the Prime Minister can state the business for next week?

The Prime Minister

Monday:—Supply; Committee (17th Allotted day)—A Debate on Foreign Affairs will take place.

Tuesday:—Second Reading of the London Naval Treaty Bill; Committee stage of the Milk (Amendment) Bill, and of the Coal (Registration of Ownership) Bill [Lords].

Wednesday:—The Report of the Royal Commission on Palestine will be debated. Further consideration of the Milk (Amendment) Bill and of the London Naval Treaty Bill.

Thursday:—Supply; Committee (18th Allotted day)—Scottish Estimates will be considered. (For the Herring Industry and Department of Health.)

Friday:—Report and Third Reading of the Coal (Registration of Ownership) Bill [Lords], and consideration of other Business which will be announced later.

On any day, if there is time, other Orders will be taken.

Mr. Attlee

Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether the debate on Palestine in this House will precede or coincide with the debate in another place?

The Prime Minister

I cannot say what the arrangements are in another place.

Mr. Lambert

Can my right hon. Friend say whether the business for to-night will be affected by the Motion for the Adjournment which is coming on?

The Prime Minister

No, Sir.

Mr. Shinwell

Does the right hon. Gentleman mean to say that he has no control over the Government arrangements for business? Ordered, 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.]