HC Deb 04 December 1946 vol 431 c343

"to enable certain Government Departments to obtain more readily the information necessary for the appreciation of economic trends and for the discharge of their functions; to consolidate and amend the law relating to the census of production; to provide for a census of distribution and other services; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid," presented by Sir Stafford Cripps; supported by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Westwood, Mr. Isaacs, Mr. Wilmot, Mr. Tomlinson and Mr. Belcher; to be read a Second time upon Monday next, and to be printed. [Bill 19.]