HC Deb 31 March 1938 vol 333 cc2190-3
Mr. Attlee

May I ask the Prime Minister what will be the business for next week; and also how far he proposes to go with business to-night in the event of the Motion on the Paper being carried?

The Prime Minister

The business for next week will be as follows;

Monday.—Debate on Opposition Motion of Censure with regard to Foreign Affairs.

Tuesday.—Third Reading of the Coal Bill.

Wednesday—Motion to move Mr. Speaker out of the Chair on Civil and Revenue Departments Estimates, and consideration in Committee of Supply of Class VII Buildings Votes Nos. 3, 4, 7, 8 and 10.

Thursday.—Report and Third Reading of the Sea Fish Industry Bill.

The Government Business to be taken on Friday will be announced later.

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

With regard to to-night, we are moving to suspend the Eleven o'clock Rule in order to conclude the Report stage of the Coal Bill.

I should like to take this opportunity to state that to-morrow, Friday, in addition to the Army and Air Force (Annual) Bill and the Additional Import Duties Order, No. 3, we propose to take the Second Reading of the Post Office (Sites) Bill.

Motion made, and Question put, That the Proceedings on the Coal Bill 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, 254; Noes, 124.

Division No. 158.] AYES. [3.54 p.m.
Adams, S. V. T. (Leeds, W.) Allen, Col. J. Sandeman (B'knhead) Anderson, Rt. Hn. Sir J. (Sc'h Univ's)
Agnew, Lieut.-Comdr. P. G. Amery, Rt. Hon. L. C. M. S. Anstruther-Gray, W. J.
Albery, Sir Irving Anderson, Sir A. Garrett (C. of Ldn.) Apsley, Lord
Assheton, R. Goldie, N. B. Plugge, Capt. L. F.
Astor, Viscountess (Plymouth, Sutton) Graham, Captain A. C. (Wirral) Ponsonby, Col. C. E.
Baillie, Sir A. W. M. Grant-Ferris, R. Pownall, Lt.-Col. Sir Assheton
Baldwin-Webb, Col. J. Grattan-Doyle, Sir N. Procter, Major H. A.
Balniel, Lord Greene, W. P. C. (Worcester) Radford, E. A.
Barrie, Sir C. C. Gridloy, Sir A. B. Ramsbotham, H.
Beamish, Rear-Admiral T. P. H. Grigg, Sir E. W. M. Ramsden, Sir E.
Beauchamp, Sir B. C. Grimston, R. V. Rankin, Sir R.
Beaumont, Hon. R. E. B. (Portsm'h) Guest, Hon. I. (Brecon and Radnor) Rathbone, Eleanor (English Univ's.)
Bernays, R. H. Guinness, T. L. E. B. Rathbone, J. R. (Bodmin)
Blair, Sir R. Gunston, Capt. Sir D. W. Rayner, Major R. H.
Boothby, R. J. G. Hacking, Rt. Hon. D. H. Reid, J. S. C. (Hillhead)
Boulton, W. W. Hambro, A. V. Reid, W. Allan (Derby)
Bower, Comdr. R. T. Harbord, A. Robinson, J. R. (Blackpool)
Boyce, H. Leslie Hartington, Marquess of Ropner, Colonel L.
Briscoe, Capt. R. G. Harvey, T. E. (Eng. Univ's.) Ross Taylor, W. (Woodbridge)
Brocklebank, Sir Edmund Haslam, Henry (Horncastle) Rowlands, G.
Brown, Rt. Hon. E. (Leith) Haslam, Sir J. (Bolton) Royds, Admiral Sir P. M. R.
Brown, Brig.-Gen. H. C. (Newbury) Heilgers, Captain F. F. A. Russell, Sir Alexander
Bull, B. B. Hepburn, P. G. T. Buchan- Russell, S. H. M. (Darwen)
Bullock, Capt. M. Herbert, Major J. A. (Monmouth) Salmon, Sir I.
Burgin, Rt. Hon. E. L. Higgs, W. F. Salt, E. W.
Campbell, Sir E. T. Hills, Major Rt. Hon. J. W. (Ripon) Samuel, M. R. A.
Cartland, J. R. H. Hoare, Rt. Hon. Sir S. Sandeman, Sir N. S.
Carver, Major W. H. Hope, Captain Hon. A. O. J. Sanderson, Sir F. B.
Cary, R. A. Howitt, Dr. A. B. Sandys, E. D.
Castlereagh, Viscount Hudson, Capt. A. U. M. (Hack., N.) Savery, Sir Servington
Cayzer, Sir C. W. (City of Chester) Hume, Sir G. H. Scott, Lord William
Cazalet, Thelma (Islington, E.) Hunter, T. Shakespeare, G. H.
Chamberlain, Rt. Hn. N. (Edgb't'n) Keeling, E. H. Shaw, Major P. S. (Wavertree)
Channon, H. Kerr, J. Graham (Scottish Univs.) Shaw, Captain W. T. (Forfar)
Chapman, A. (Rutherglen) Lamb, Sir J. Q. Shepperson, Sir E. W.
Chapman, Sir S. (Edinburgh, S.) Leech, Sir J. W. Smiles, Lieut.-Colonel Sir W. D.
Chorlton, A. E. L. Leigh, Sir J. Smith, Bracewell (Dulwich)
Clarke, Frank (Dartford) Leighton, Major B. E. P. Smithers, Sir W.
Clarke, Colonel R. S. (E. Grinstead) Lennox-Boyd, A. T. L. Somervell, Sir D. B. (Crewe)
Clarry, Sir Reginald Liddall, W. S. Somerville, A. A. (Windsor)
Cobb, Captain E. C. (Preston) Lindsay, K. M. Southby, Commander Sir A. R. J.
Colville, Lt.-Col. Rt. Hon. D. J. Lipson, D. L. Spears, Brigadier-General E. L.
Conant, Captain R. J. E. Llewellin, Colonel J. J. Spens, W. P.
Cook, Sir T. R. A. M. (Norfolk, N.) Lloyd, G. W. Stanley, Rt. Hon. Lord (Fylde)
Cooke, J. D. (Hammersmith, S.) Locker-Lampson, Comdr. O. S. Stanley, Rt. Hon. Oliver (W'm'ld)
Courthope, Col. Rt. Hon. Sir G. L. Lyons, A. M. Stewart, J. Henderson (Fife, E.)
Critchley, A Mabane, W. (Huddersfield) Storey, S.
Crooke, Sir J. S. M'Connell, Sir J. Stourton, Major Hon. J. J.
Crookshank, Capt. H. F. C. Macdonald, Capt. P. (Isle of Wight) Strauss, E. A. (Southwark, N.)
Cross, R. H. McEwen, Capt. J. H. F. Strauss, H. G. (Norwich)
Crowder, J. F. E. McKie, J. H. Sueter, Rear-Admiral Sir M. F.
Cruddas, Col. B. Maclay, Hon. J. P. Tasker, Sir R. I.
Culverwell, C. T. Macnamara, Major J. R. J. Taylor, C. S. (Eastbourne)
Davies, Major Sir G. F. (Yeovil) Macquisten, F. A. Taylor, Vice-Adm. E. A. (Padd., S.)
Davison, Sir W. H. Maitland, A. Thomson, Sir J. D. W.
De la Bère, R. Makins, Brig.-Gen. E. Titchfield, Marquess of
Denman, Hon. R. D. Manningham-Buller, Sir M. Train, Sir J.
Denville, Alfred Margesson, Capt. Rt. Hon. H. D. R. Tree, A. R. L. F.
Dodd, J. S Markham, S. F. Tufnell, Lieut.-Commander R. L.
Doland, G. F. Marsden, Commander A. Turton, R. H.
Donner, P. W. Mayhew, Lt.-Col. J. Wakefield, W. W.
Duckworth, Arthur (Shrewsbury) Meller, Sir R. J. (Mitcham) Walker-Smith, Sir J.
Duckworth, W. R. (Moss Side) Mellor, Sir J. S. P. (Tamworth) Wallace, Capt. Rt. Hon. Euan
Duggan, H. J. Mills, Sir F. (Leyton, E.) Ward, Lieut.-Col. Sir A. L. (Hull)
Duncan, J. A. L Mills, Major J. D. (New Forest) Ward, Irene M. B. (Wallsend)
Dunglass, Lord Mitchell, H. (Brentford and Chiswick) Wardlaw-Milne, Sir J. S.
Eckersley, P. T. Mitchell, Sir W. Lane (Streatham) Waterhouse, Captain C.
Edge, Sir W. Moore, Lieut.-Colonel Sir T. C. R. Watt, Major G. S. Harvie
Edmondson, Major Sir J. Morgan, R. H. Wayland, Sir W. A.
Elliot, Rt. Hon. W. E. Morris-Jones, Sir Henry Wedderburn, H. J. S.
Ellis, Sir G. Morrison, G. A. (Scottish Univ's.) Wells, S. R.
Elmley, Viscount Morrison, Rt. Hon. W. S. (Cirencester) Whiteley, Major J. P. (Buckingham)
Emery, J. F. Muirhead, Lt.-Col. A. J. Williams, H. G. (Croydon, S.)
Emrys Evans, P. V. Nicolson, Hon. H. G. Willoughby de Eresby, Lord
Erskine-Hill, A. G. O'Connor, Sir Terence J. Windsor-Clive, Lieut.-Colonel G.
Evans, Capt. A. (Cardiff, S.) Ormsby-Gore, Rt. Hon. W. G. A. Winterton, Rt. Hon. Earl
Everard, W. L. Orr-Ewing, I. L. Withers, Sir J. J.
Fildes, Sir H. Palmer, G. E. H. Womersley, Sir W. J.
Findlay, Sir E. Patrick, C. M. Wood, Hon. C. I. C.
Fleming, E. L. Peake, O. Wood, Rt. Hon. Sir Kingsley
Fox, Sir G. W. G. Peat, C. U. Wright, Wing-Commander J. A. C.
Fremantle, Sir F. E. Perkins, W. R. D. Young, A. S. L. (Partick)
Furness, S. N. Peters, Dr. S. J.
Fyfe, D. P. M. Petherick, M. TELLERS FOR THE AYES.—
Gibson, Sir C. G. (Pudsey and Otley) Pickthorn, K. W. M. Captain Dugdale and Mr. Munro.
Gilmour, Lt.-Col. Rt. Hon. Sir J. Pilkington, R.
Acland, R. T. D. (Barnstaple) Greenwood, Rt. Hon. A. Pethick-Lawrence, Rt. Hon. F. W.
Adams, D. (Consett) Grenfell, D. R. Price, M. P.
Adams, D. M. (Poplar, S.) Griffith, F. Kingsley (M'ddl'sbro, W.) Quibell, D. J. K.
Adamson, W. M. Guest, Dr. L. H. (Islington, N.) Richards, R. (Wrexham)
Alexander, Rt. Hon. A. V. (H'lsbr.) Hall, G. H. (Aberdare) Ridley, G.
Ammon, C. G. Hall, J. H. (Whiteshapel) Ritson, J.
Attlee, Rt. Hon. C. R. Hardie, Agnes Roberts, Rt. Hon. F. O. (W. Brom.)
Banfield, J. W. Harris, Sir P. A. Roberts, W. (Cumberland, N.)
Barnes, A. J. Hayday, A. Robinson, W. A. (St. Helens)
Barr, J. Henderson, A. (Kingswinford) Rothschild, J. A. de
Batey, J. Henderson, J. (Ardwick) Salter, Dr. A. (Bermondsey)
Bellenger F. J. Henderson, T. (Tradeston) Sexton. T. M.
Bonn, Rt. Hon. W. W. Hills, A. (Pontefract) Shinwell, E.
Benson, G. Holdsworth, H. Silverman, S. S.
Bevan, A. Hopkin, D. Simpson, F. B.
Bromfield, W. Jenkins, A. (Pontypool) Sinclair, Rt. Hon. Sir A. (C'thn's)
Brown, Rt. Hon. J. (S. Ayrshire) Jenkins, Sir W. (Neath) Smith, Ben (Rotherhithe)
Burke, W. A. Jones, A. C. (Shipley) Smith, E. (Stoke)
Cape, T. Jones, Morgan (Caerphilly) Smith, Rt. Hon. H. B. Lees- (K'ly)
Cassells, T. Kennedy, Rt. Hon. T. Smith, T. (Normanton)
Chater, D. Kirby, B. V. Sorensen, R. W.
Cluse, W. S. Lansbury, Rt. Hon. G. Stephen, C.
Cooks, F. S. Leach, W. Stewart, W. J. (H'ght'n-le-Sp'ng)
Cove, W. G. Lee, F. Strauss, G. R. (Lambeth, N.)
Gripps, Hon. Sir Stafford Leonard, W. Taylor, R. J. (Morpeth)
Daggar, G. Leslie, J. R. Thorne, W.
Davidson, J. J. (Maryhill) Logan, D. G. Thurtle, E.
Davies, S. O. (Merthyr) Lunn, W. Tinker, J. J.
Day, H. Macdonald, G. (Ince) Tomlinson, G.
Dobbie, W. McEntee, V. La T. Viant, S. P.
Dunn, E. (Rother Valley) McGhee, H. G. Walkden, A. G.
Ede, J. C. MacLaren, A. Walker, J.
Edwards, Sir C. (Bedwellty) Mathers, G. Watkins, F. C.
Evans, D. O (Cardigan) Maxton, J. Watson, W. McL.
Evans, E. (Univ. of Wales) Montague, F. White, H. Graham
Frankel, D. Morrison, R. C. (Tottenham, N.) Whiteley, W. (Blaydon)
Gallacher, W. Muff, G. Williams, T. (Don Valley)
Gardner, B. W. Naylor, T. E. Wilson, C. H. (Attercliffe)
George, Major G. Lloyd (Pembroke) Noel-Baker, P. J. Windsor, W. (Hull, C.)
George, Megan Lloyd (Anglesey) Paling, W. Woods, G. S. (Finsbury)
Gibson, R. (Greenock) Parker, J.
Green, W. H. (Deptford) Parkinson, J. A. TELLERS FOR THE NOES.—
Mr. Charleton and Mr. Groves.

Resolutions agreed to.