HC Deb 07 March 1939 vol 344 c1887

The House met at a Quarter before Three of the Clock.

The CLERK at the Table informed the House of the unavoidable absence of Mr. Speaker from this day's Sitting.

Whereupon Sir DENNIS HERBERT, the Chairman of WAYS AND MEANS, proceeded to the Table, and, after Prayers, took the Chair as DEPUTY-SPEAKER, pursuant to the Standing Order.