HC Deb 01 August 1966 vol 733 c44

Order for Second Reading read.

Motion made, and Question proposed. That the Bill be referred to a Second Reading Committee.—[Mr. Bowden.]

Mr. Hogg rose——

Mr. Speaker

Order. May I explain to the House the new procedure? If objection is taken to sending a Bill to the Second Reading Committee, and 20 hon. Members rise in their places, I must declare that the Noes have it.

Mr. Heath

On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Is this a debatable Motion?

Mr. Speaker


Question put:

Whereupon not less than twenty Members having risen in their places and signified their objection thereto, MR. SPEAKER declared that the Noes had it.

Bill to be read a Second time Tomorrow.