HC Deb 06 December 1955 vol 547 c29W
54. Mr. Shinwell

asked the Secretary to the Treasury how far his Department has communicated with local authorities asking for information respecting services rendered by hon. Members which might disqualify them from membership of this House; and what replies have been received.

Mr. H. Brooke

No such communication has been addressed to local authorities. I am advised that local authority contracts are not within the scope of the House of Commons (Disqualification) Act, 1782.