HC Deb 01 May 1941 vol 371 cc589-668
Resolved, "That this House do now adjourn."—[Major Dugdale.]

hand, I am not going to seek cheap popularity by handing out money in every direction simply because this task has been entrusted to me and I want to become a popular Minister. What I am out to do is this— to give justice to all those who have fair claims and fair play to the taxpayer who has to find the money. Those who have a fair claim will get the fullest consideration from me, and those whom we used to call in my days in the Army "scrimshankers" will pet no mercy.

Question put, That the Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme, 1941, dated 10th April, 1941, made under the Personal Injuries (Emergency Provisions) Act, 1939, a copy of which was presented to this House on 2,th April, be annulled.

The House divided: Ayes, 30, Noes, 80.

  1. PUBLIC AND OTHER SCHOOLS (WAR CONDITIONS) BILL [Lords] 18,812 words, 1 division
  2. cc635-67
  3. PERSONAL INJURIES (EMERGENCY PROVISIONS) ACT, 1939. 13,447 words, 1 division