HC Deb 30 May 1945 vol 411 cc221-46

Order for consideration, as amended, read.

3.22 p.m.

The Chancellor of the Exchequer (Sir John Anderson): I beg to move, That the Bill be re-committed to a Committee of the whole House in respect of the Amendments to Clause 2, page 2, line 32 and Clause 59, page 42, line 44, standing on the Notice Paper in the name of Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer. May I say that the Government have no objection to accepting the Amendment to this Motion, which is to be moved by my hon. Friend the Member for Scarborough and Whit by (Mr. Spearman)?

Mr. Spearman (Scarborough and Whitby)

I beg to move, in line 5, at end, add: and in respect of the Amendment to Clause 45, page 34, line 31, standing on the Notice Paper in the name of Mr. Spearman.

Sir Joseph Lamb (Stone)

I beg to second the Amendment.

Amendment agreed to.

Main Question, as amended, put, and agreed to.

Bill immediately considered in Committee.

[Mr. Charles Williams in the Chair]

  1. Clause 2.—(Procedure of Commission.) 257 words
  2. cc246-50
  3. Clause 45.—(Increase in rental compensation under s. 2 of the Compensation (Defence) Act, 1939.) 1,532 words
  4. cc250-2
  5. Clause 59.—(Interpretation, Etc.) 766 words
  6. cc252-3
  7. Clause I.—(The War Works Commission.) 605 words
  8. cc253-7
  9. Clause 5.—(Works.) 1,181 words