HL Deb 07 August 1947 vol 151 c1145

My Lords, as you are already aware, it has become necessary, owing to urgent public business, to prolong the present sittings into the coining week. This naturally has involved a considerable change in the programme originally proposed. In the first place, there will be no sitting to-morrow, Friday, as the Royal Commission has been postponed. Our next meeting after the adjournment this evening will be on Tuesday next, 12th August, at half past two o'clock. Then we shall expect to receive the Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers) Bill from another place, and to take the Second Reading stage of that measure forthwith. The first business that afternoon will be to take the Commons Messages on the Lords Amendments to the Electricity and the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Bills.

On Wednesday, 13th August, we shall meet at eleven o'clock and hope to take the remaining stages of the Supplies and Services Bill after which there will be a debate on. Palestine on a Motion by the noble Viscount, Lord Long of Wraxall. We may expect a Royal Commission that afternoon after which the House will adjourn for the Summer Recess until the 20th October when it is expected that Parliament will be prorogued. The new Session will be opened by His Majesty the King the following day, the 21st October.

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