§ Order of the Day for the Third Reading read.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read 3a.—(The Earl of Onslow.)
THE EARL OF HOME
My Lords, I have it in command from Her Majesty to signify to the House that Her Majesty, having been informed of the purport of 910 the National Health Service Contributions Bill, has consented to place Her Majesty's interest, so far as it is concerned on behalf of the Crown, at the disposal of Parliament for the purpose of the Bill.
§ On Question, Bill read 3a, and passed.