HC Deb 25 October 1956 vol 558 cc828-9
Mr. Gaitskell

May I ask the Leader of the House whether he can announce the business for next week?

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

Yes, Sir. The business for next week will be as follows :

MONDAY, 29TH OCTOBER—Committee stage of the Education (Scotland) Bill [Lords].

Committee and remaining stages of the Medical Bill [Lords], which is a Consolidation Measure.

Consideration of the Motion to approve the Housing (Payments for Well-Maintained Houses) Order.

TUESDAY, 30TH OCTOBER—Report and Third Reading of the Education (Scotland) Bill [Lords], which we hope to obtain by about 6 o'clock.

Consideration of the Motion to approve the Fatstock (Guarantee Payments) (Amendment No. 2) Order.

WEDNESDAY, 31 ST OCTOBE—Debate on an Opposition Motion relating to the Armed Forces.

THURSDAY, 1ST NOVEMBER—It is proposed to meet at 11 a.m. and Questions will be taken until 12 noon.

Then there will be a debate on the Report and Accounts of the British Overseas Airways Corporation and the British European Airways, this being the first of the three days to be allocated for such debates on Reports from nationalised boards.

It is expected that Prorogation will take place at about 6 p.m.

Mr. L. M. Lever

Can the right hon. Gentleman say when shall we have a favourable announcement from the Government—

Mr. Stokes


Mr. Lever

—about improved conditions for limbless ex-Service men, a subject in which the Prime Minister has expressed himself as being personally interested?

Mr. Butler

I am sure that my right hon. Friend the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance will pay atention to what the hon. Gentleman has said, but I cannot make a statement on that this afternoon.