§ The Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (Mr. Edward Short)
Following representations, the business for the remainder of the week has been rearranged as follows:
§ Proceedings on the following consolidation Bills—the Industrial Injuries and Diseases (Old Cases) and Social Security, and the Northern Ireland Bills, and Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Bill.
§ THURSDAY 20TH MARCH—Debate on the motion on Financial Assistance to Opposition Parties, until seven o'clock.
§ Afterwards, a debate on the Textile industry, on a motion for the Adjournment of the House.
§ Motion relating to the Firearms Certificates and Permits (Northern Ireland) Order.
§ FRIDAY 21ST MARCH—Private Members' motions.
§ Motion on the Census Order.
§ Mr. Peyton
I am grateful to the right hon. Gentleman for his statement, which is fairly helpful, but I should be grateful if he could confirm that the Attorney-General will be taking part in the Second Reading debate on the Housing Finance (Special Provisions) Bill.
§ Mr. Peyton
What I asked the right hon. Gentleman was whether he could confirm that the Attorney-General would be taking part in the debate.
§ Mr. David Steel
Will right hon. Gentleman arrange for a written account of the change of business to be made widely available?