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Christmas Holidays

Volume 245: debated on Thursday 20 November 1930

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will consider making Saturday, 27th December, a bank holiday?

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider the desirability of providing that Saturday, 27th December, shall be observed as a bank holiday?

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider recommending that Saturday, 27th December, shall be proclaimed a general and bank holiday for the benefit of bank clerks and others?

I regret that, after very careful consideration, I do not feel able to accept the proposal for an extra bank holiday on Saturday, 27th December, this year.