Mr. DEPUTY SPEAKER (Mr. OSCAR MURTON) proceeded, pursuant to Order this day, to put forwith the Question,
That the total amount of the Votes outstanding in respect of the year 1977–78 be granted out of the Consolidated Fund for the purposes defined in those Votes.
That a sum, not exceeding £22,730,155,000, be granted to Her Majesty out of the Consolidated Fund to complete or defray the charges for Defence and Civil Services for the year ending on 31st March 1978, as set out in House of Commons Papers 174, 231, 441 and 422,
put and agreed to.
§ Bill ordered to be brought in upon the foregoing resolution by the Chairman of Ways and Means, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Joel Barnett, Mr. Robert Sheldon and Mr. Denzil Davies.