HC Deb 16 November 1939 vol 353 c830
Mr. Attlee

May I ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer to state the business for next week?

Sir J. Simon

The business of the House for next week will be:

Tuesday—Motions to approve the recommendations contained in the Report from the Select Committee on the Official Secrets Acts, and the Supplementary Barley Scheme, 1939. Afterwards a Debate on Scottish Education and Evacuation will take place.

Wednesday—A statement will be made on the Motion for the Adjournment. Committee and remaining stages of the Official Secrets Bill [Lords,] and any other outstanding business. Debate on Unemployment on the Adjournment Motion.

Thursday—The House will meet at Twelve noon. Questions will be taken, and afterwards it is expected that Parliament will be prorogued and the new Session opened on Tuesday, 28th November.

Mr. Wedgwood Benn

Is it intended that the Motion in relation to the Report of the Select Committee on the Official Secrets Acts should be moved by the Minister of Shipping?

Sir J. Simon

No, Sir. The Motion will be moved by the Prime Minister.

Resolved, That this House, at its rising this day, do adjourn till Tuesday next."—[Sir J. Simon.]