HC Deb 17 November 1958 vol 595 cc957-8

Select Committee appointed to whom shall be referred all Petitions presented to the House, with the exception of such as are deposited in the Private Bill Office, such Committee to classify and prepare abstracts of the same in such form and manner as shall appear to them best suited to convey to the House all requisite information respecting their contents, and to report the same from time to time to the House; Reports of the Committee to set forth, in respect of each Petition, the number of signatures which are accompanied by addresses, and which are written on sheets, headed in every case by the prayer of the Petition, or on the back of such sheets provided that on every sheet after the first prayer may be reproduced in print or by other mechanical process; such Committee to have power to direct the printing in extenso of such petitions, or of such parts of Petitions, as shall appear to require it:

Lieutenant-Colonel Bromley-Davenport, Mr. Deer, Mr. Duthie, Mr. David Griffiths, Mr. Hector Hughes, Dr. King, Mr. Lagden, Colonel Lancaster, Major Legge-Bourke, Sir Hugh Lucas-Tooth, Mr. McGhee, Commander Maitland, Mr. John Morrison, Mr. Pargiter, and Mr. Watkins:

Power to send for persons, papers, and records:

Three to be the Quorum.—[Mr Oakshott.]