§ Brought from the Commons on Friday last and (pursuant to Standing Order No. 44A) ordered to be printed.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(Earl St. Aldwyn.)
§ VISCOUNT ALEXANDER OF HILLSBOROUGH
My Lords, I only wish to mention that, in regard to this Bill which has just come to us, there is a very close period between now and the Second Reading.
EARL ST. ALDWYN
My Lords, I appreciate that, and, as the noble Viscount the Leader of the Opposition is aware, we had some consultation on this matter, and I am most grateful to him for the co-operation which he has shown.
§ On Question, Bill read 1a.