HC Deb 26 March 1956 vol 550 c1777
Mr. J. Griffiths

May I ask the Lord Privy Seal if he has any statement to make to the House on business?

The Lord Privy Seal (Mr. R. A. Butler)

Yes, Sir. It is proposed to suspend the rule for one hour tonight for the debate on Malta.

In view of this it is not now intended to take the Committee and remaining stages of the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Bill tonight,

Proceedings on the Motion standing in the name of the Prime Minister relating to Malta exempted, at this day's Sitting, from the provisions of Standing Order No. 1 (Sittings of the House) for One hour after Ten o'clock.—[The Prime Minister.]