HC Deb 23 November 1938 vol 341 cc1907-8

Ordered, That a Select Committee be appointed to examine such of the Estimates presented to this House as may seem fit to the Committee, and to suggest the form in which the Estimates shall be presented for examination, and to report what, if any, economies consistent with the policy implied in those Estimates may be effected therein.

Ordered, That the Committee do consist of Twenty-eight Members.

Mr. Barr, Sir Charles Barrie, Mr. Benson, Mr. Bossom, Captain Sir William Brass, Major Dower, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Ede, Mr. Owen Evans, Sir Arnold Gridley, Captain Hambro, Sir Patrick Hannon, Lieut.-Colonel Heneage, Mr. Leach, Mr. Lewis, Mr. Magnay, Mr. Markham, Captain Peter Macdonald, Lieut.-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore, Mr. Parker, Captain Ramsay, Sir Isidore Salmon, Major Shaw, Mr. Simpson, Mr. Benjamin Smith, Sir R. W. Smith, Commander Sir Archibald Southby, and Mr. Watkins nominated Members of the Committee.

Ordered, That Seven be the quorum.

Ordered, That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records, and to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House.

Ordered, That the Committee have power, if they so determine, to appoint one or more Sub-Committees, and in that event to apportion the subjects referred to the Committee between the Sub-Committees, any of which shall have the full powers of the undivided Committee; and that Four shall be the quorum of any of the Sub-Committees

Ordered, That the Committee have power to report from time to time."—[Mr. James Stuart.]

The remaining Orders were read, and postponed.

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