HC Deb 25 November 1942 vol 385 cc734-5
Mr. Maxton

On the general subject of Business. Last week you said, when questions of Business were being raised, that when the Debate on the Address had proceeded further you would be ready to give an indication as to what Amendments, other than those you had already indicated, would be called, and, in particular, what Amendments you would call upon the third Day in the next series of Sittings. Are you now, Sir, in a position to inform the House of your views on the matter?

Mr. Speaker

When the hon. Member asked about his Amendment I had not seen the Amendment in the name of the right hon. Member for East Edinburgh (Mr. Pethick-Lawrence). Both Amendments are on very similar lines, but I have since made a careful study of the matter. The same questions can be raised on both Amendments. I find that a certain number of hon. Members wish to have a Division on some Amendments and hesitate to vote on that one in the name of the right hon. Member for East Edinburgh, but perhaps they would like to do so upon the other Amendment. I therefore propose to call the Amendment of the hon. Member for Shettleston.