HC Deb 05 April 1946 vol 421 c1513

The House met at Eleven o'Clock

The Clerk, at the Table, informed the House of the unavoidable absence of Mr. SPEAKER from this day's Sitting.

Whereupon Major MILNER, The CHAIRMAN OF WAYS AND MEANS, proceeded to the Table and, after Prayers, took the Chair as DEPUTY-SPEAKER, pursuant to the Standing Order.