HC Deb 20 July 1973 vol 860 c1014

Order read for consideration of Lords Amendments.

11.5 a.m.

Mr. Jerry Wiggin (Weston-superMare)

On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. It might be helpful if, before we proceed with this large number of Lords Amendments, I were to explain the reason for them. When the Bill left this House it had not received the full attentions of the Parliamentary draftsmen. That having happened, a large number of these amendments are of a purely drafting nature. I thought that I ought to apologise and to make this explanation to the House before we proceed.

Mr. Speaker

I am sure that the House is obliged to the hon. Member.

Lords Amendments considered.

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