HC Deb 23 February 1954 vol 524 c281

Motion made, and Question proposed, That the Order made by the Secretary of State for the Home Department, extending Section 1 of the Sunday Entertainments Act, 1932, to the Urban District of Bromyard, a copy of which was laid before this House on 15th February, be approved.—[Sir H. Lucas-Tooth.]

6.58 p.m.

Mr. Ede (South Shields)

Would the Under-Secretary say whether in this case a poll was taken and if so, what was the vote on it?

The Joint Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (Sir Hugh Lucas-Tooth)

A poll was taken and 593 electors voted, which was 46.8 per cent, of the electorate. Of these, 430 were in favour and 163 against, giving a majority of 267 in favour.

Question put, and agreed to.