HC Deb 22 May 1947 vol 437 c2497

The House met at Half-past Two 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.