HC Deb 23 November 1949 vol 470 cc463-4

Considered in Committee of the Whole House under Standing Order No. 84 (Money Committees).—[King's Recommendation signified].

[Mr. BOWLES in the Chair]

Resolved: That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to make, in connection with the Festival of Britain, 1951, provision for festival gardens in Battersea Park and further provision as respects river traffic, works and entertainments, it is expedient to authorise—

  1. (a) the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of any expenses incurred under the said Act by any Minister of the Crown and any increase attributable to the said Act in the sums payable out of such moneys under section eight of the Public Works (Festival of Britain) Act, 1949;
  2. (b) the payment into the Exchequer of the receipts of any such Minister in respect of interest on, and the repayment of, loans made under the said Act;
  3. (c) the release by any such Minister of the whole or any part of claims in respect of such loans."—[Mr. Glenvil Hall.]

Resolution to be reported Tomorrow.