HC Deb 10 December 1943 vol 395 cc1349-50

Considered in Committee under Standing Order No. 69.

[Mr. CHARLES WILLIAMS in the Chair.]

Resolved, That for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to make further and better provision for enabling persons handicapped by disablement to secure employment, or work on their own account, it is expedient to authorise—

  1. (a) the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of the expenses of providing for disabled persona vocational training courses and courses for rendering such persons fit for employment or work on their own account or for such training, of providing facilities for enabling such persons who are unlikely to be able otherwise to obtain employment or to undertake work on their own account to obtain or undertake 1350 it under special conditions and for training such persons (including the expenses of the formation and incorporation of one or more companies for that purpose), and of defraying travelling expenses incurred by persons attending such courses or for whom such facilities are provided and making payments to or in respect of such persons;
  2. (b) the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of salaries or remuneration to officers and servants appointed by the Minister of Labour and National Service for the purposes of the said Act and any other administrative expenses incurred for the purposes thereof by any Government department, and expenses incurred in paying allowances to the members of any national advisory council or district advisory committee established for the purposes thereof or of any panel established by such a committee and to persons attending before any such council, committee or panel, or in paying any other expenses of any such council, committee or panel;
  3. (c) the charge on the consolidated fund of the amount of any expenses incurred by the Government of Northern Ireland under any laws made by the Parliament of Northern Ireland in so far as such laws could not have been made apart from any power to make laws for purposes similar to purposes of the said Act conferred by the said Act on the Parliament of Northern Ireland."—(King's recommendation signified.)—[Mr. Ernest Bevin.]

Resolution to be reported upon the next Sitting Day.

The remaining Orders were read and postponed.