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Government Business

Volume 155: debated on Monday 26 June 1922

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41.

asked the Lord Privy Seal whether he will without delay announce the list of Bills and other business with which the Government propose to proceed before the Adjournment, with a view to giving the House an opportunity to co-operate with the Government in bringing the Session to an end by the end of July?

42.

asked the Lord Privy Seal what are the legislative Measures which the Government propose to introduce in the present Session?

I am afraid that it is too early for me to attempt to make a forecast of the business which it will be necessary to take during the remainder of the Session.

Will the Leader of the House bear in mind, I will not say his promise, but the desire which he has expressed, that we should have more than the usual number of days devoted to Supply this Session?

I have had that very much present my mind, but the course of business has rendered it extremely difficult for me to carry out my intention. The right hon. Gentleman knows I am daily asked for special days for discussion, very much to the detriment of Government business.