HC Deb 03 October 1944 vol 403 c748
Mr. Driberg

On a point of Order. May I draw attention to the fact that, for the last two Tuesdays running—the first two Tuesdays since we came hack from the Recess—the Ministerial rota at Question Time has been so arranged that Questions addressed to the War Office have come very late on the Order Paper, and that although Board of Trade Questions are of immense importance, Questions affecting the Army are of universal interest? May I put it to you respectfully, Mr. Speaker, that it is undesirable that War Office Questions should be taken very late on two Tuesdays running?

Sir Percy Harris

Is not part of the trouble the slow progress made at Question Time?

Mr. Speaker

We have made such slow progress to-day that I am not surprised we have not reached those Questions?

Mr. Thorne

Is it not a fact that there are so many supplementary questions asked?