HC Deb 21 July 1977 vol 935 cc1848-9
Mr. Speaker

I have two short statements to make. The first is with regard to business for next week.

For the debate—if it is indicated by the Leader of the House—on Thursday 28th July on the Second Reading of the Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill, hon. Members may hand in to my Office by 9 o'clock on the morning of Wednesday 27th July their names and the topics that they wish to raise. The Ballot will be carried out as on the last occasion. An hon. Member may hand in only his own name and one topic.

The debate will cover all the main Estimates originally presented for the current financial year in the House of Commons Papers 174 and 231, and the revised Supplementary Estimates presented since then in House of Commons Papers 441 and 442. It will be in order on Second Reading to raise any topic falling within the compass of those Estimates.own name and one topic.

I shall put out the result of the Ballot on the morning of 27th July.