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Business Of The House

Volume 345: debated on Monday 20 March 1939

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Motion made, and Question put,

"That this day, notwithstanding anything in Standing Order No. 14, the Report of Navy Supplementary Estimates, 1938, and the Reports [23rd February and 7th March] of Civil Estimates, Supplementary Estimates, 1938, may be considered, and Business other than the Business of Supply may be taken before Eleven of the Clock, and that the Proceedings on the Reports of Supply of 16th March, 23rd February, and 7th March may be taken after Eleven of the Clock, and that the Proceedings on Government Business be exempted, at this day's sitting, from the provisions of the Standing Order (Sittings of the House)." —[The Prime Minister.]

The House divided: Ayes, 287; Noes, 98.

Guest, Lieut.-Colonel H. (Drake)Manningham-Buller, Sir M.Sandys, E. D.
Guinness, T. L. E B.Margesson, Capt. Rt. Hon. H. D. R.Schuster, Sir G. E.
Gunston, Capt. Sir D. W.Marsden, Commander A.Scott, Lord William
Hacking, Rt. Hon. Sir D. H.Mason, Lt.-Col. Hon. G. K. M.Seely, Sir H. M
Hambro, A. V.Maxwell, Hon. S. A.Selley, H. R.
Hammersley, S. S.Mayhew, Lt.-Col. J.Shakespeare, G. H.
Hannon, Sir P. J. H.Medlicott, F.Shaw, Major P. S. (Wavertree)
Harbord, A.Meller, Sir R. J. (Mitcham)Shaw, Captain W. T. (Forfar)
Harris, Sir P. A.Mellor, Sir J. S. P. (Tamworth)Simmonds, O. E.
Harvey, Sir G.Mills, Sir F. (Leyton, E.)Simon, Rt. Hon. Sir J. A.
Harvey, T. E. (Eng. Univ's.)Mitchell, H. (Brentford and Chiswick)Sinclair, Rt. Hon. Sir A. (C'thn's)
Haslam, Sir J. (Bolton)Mitchell, Sir W. Lane (Streatham)Snadden, W. McN.
Heilgers, Captain F. F A.Mitcheson, Sir G. G.Somervell, Rt. Hon. Sir Donald
Hely-Hutchinson, M. R.Moore, Lieut.-Col. Sir T. C. R.Somerville, A. A. (Windsor)
Heneage, Lieut.-Colonel A. P.Moreing, A. C.Southby, Commander Sir A. R. J.
Hepburn, P. G. T. Buchan-Morgan, R. H. (Worcester, Stourbridge)Spears, Brigadier-General E. L.
Higgs, W. F.Morris, O. T. (Cardiff, E.)Spans, W. P.
Holmes, J. S.Morris Jones, Sir HenryStanley, Rt. Hon. Oliver (W'm'l'd)
Hope, Captain Hon. A. O. J.Morrison, G. A. (Scottish Univ's.)Stewart, J. Henderson (File, E.)
Hopkinson, A.Morrison, Rt. Hon. W. S. (Cirencester)Stewart, William J. (Belfast, S.)
Howitt, Dr. A. B.Muirhead, Lt.-Col. A. J.Storey, S.
Hudson, Capt. A. U. M. (Hask., N.)Nall, Sir J.Stourton, Major Hon. J. J.
Hulbert, N. J.Nicholson, G. (Farnham)Strauss, H. G (Norwich)
Hume. Sir G. H.Nicolson, Hon. H. G.Strickland, Captain W. F
Hunloke, H. P.O'Connor, Sir Terence J.Stuart, Hon. J. (Moray and Nairn)
Hunter, T.O'Neill, Rt. Hon. Sir HughSueter, Rear-Admiral Sir M. F.
Hurd, Sir P. A.Orr-Ewing, I. L.Sutcliffe, H.
Hutchinson, G. C.Peake, O.Tasker, Sir R. I.
James, Wing-Commander A. W. H.Petherick, M.Tate, Mavis C.
Joel, D. J. B.Pickthorn, K. W. M.Taylor, Vice-Adm. E. A. (Padd., S.)
Jones, L. (Swansea W.)Pilkington, R.Thomas, J. P. L.
Keeling, E. H.Plugge, Capt. L. F.Thorneycroft, G. E. P.
Kerr, Colonel C. I. (Montrose)Ponsonby, Col. C. E.Titchfield, Marquess of
Kerr, H. W. (Oldham)Pownall, Lt.-Col. Sir AsshetonTouche, G. C.
Kerr, J. Grcham (Scottish Univs.)Raikes, H. V. A. M.Tree, A. R. L. F.
Keyes, Admiral of the Fleet Sir R.Ramsay, Captain A. H. M.Tryon, Major Rt. Hon. G. C.
Knox, Major-General Sir A. W. F.Ramsbotham, H.Tufnell, Lieut.-Commander R. L.
Lamb, Sir J. Q.Rankin, Sir R.Turton, R. H.
Lambert, Rt. Hon. G.Rathbone, Eleanor (English Univ's.)Walker-Smith, Sir J.
Lancaster, Captain C. G.Rathbone, J. R. (Bodmin)Wallace, Capt. Rt. Hon. Euan
Latham, Sir P.Rawson, Sir CooperWard, Lieut.-Col. Sir A. L. (Hull)
Leighton, Major B. E. P.Rayner, Major R. H.Ward, Irene M. B. (Wallsend)
Lannox-Boyd, A. T. L.Reed, A. C. (Exeter)Warrander, Sir V.
Levy, T.Reed, Sir H. S. (Aylesbury)Watt, Lt.-Col. G. S. Harvie
Lewis, O.Raid, W. Allan (Darby)Wedderburn, H. J. S.
Lindsay, K. M.Rickards, G. W. (Skipton)Wells, Sir Sydney
Lipson, D. L.Roberts, W. (Cumberland, N.)Whiteley, Major J. P. (Buckingham)
Llawellin, Colonel J. J.Robinson, J. R. (Blackpool)Wickham, Lt.-Col. E. T. R.
Lloyd, G. W.Rosbotham, Sir T.Williams, G. (Torquay)
Looker-Lampion, Comdr. O. S.Ross, Major Sir R. D. (Londonderry)Willoughby de Eresby, Lord
Loftus, P. C.Rothschild, J. A. deWilson, Lt.-Col. Sir A. T. (Hitchin)
Mabane, W. (Huddersfield)Royds, Admiral Sir P. M. R.Womersley, Sir W. J.
MacAndrew, Colonel Sir C. G.Russell, Sir AlexanderWood, Hon. C. I. C.
Macdonald, Capt. P. (Isle of Wight)Russell, S. H. M. (Darwin)Wright, Wing-Commander J. A. C.
McKie, J. H.Salmon, Sir I.York, C.
Macmillan, H. (Stockton-on-Tees)Salt, E. W.
Macnamara, Lieut.-Colonel J. R. J.Samuel, M. R. A.

TELLERS FOR THE AYES.

Macquisten, F. A.Sandeman, Sir N. S.Captain Waterhouse and Mr. Munro.
Makins, Brigadier-General Sir ErnestSanderson, Sir F. B.

NOES.

Adams, D. (Consett)Cripps, Hon. Sir StaffordHills, A. (Pontefract)
Adams, D. M. (Poplar, S.)Davies, R. J. (Westhoughton)Jagger, J.
Adamson, Jennie L. (Dartford)Day, H.Jenkins, A. (Pontypool)
Adamson, W. M.Dobbie, W.Kirby, B. V.
Alexander, Rt. Hon. A. V. (H'lsbr.)Ede J. C.Lansbury, Rt. Hon. G.
Ammon, C. G.Edwards, A. (Middlesbrough E.)Lathan, G.
Anderson, F. (Whitehaven)Edwards, Sir C. (Bedwellty)Lawson, J. J.
Attlee, Rt. Hon. C. R.Fletcher, Lt.-Comdr. R. T. H.Leach, W.
Banfield, J. W.Gallacher, W.Logan, D. G.
Barnes, A. J.Gardner. B. W.McEntee, V. La T.
Batey, J.Garro Jones, G. M.McGhee, H. G.
Beaumont, H. (Bailey)Green, W. H. (Deptford)McGovern, J.
Bellenger. F. J.Greenwood, Rt. Hon. A.MacMillan, M. (Western Isles)
Benn, Rt. Hon. W. W.Grenfell, D. R.MacNeill Weir, L.
Benson, G.Griffiths, G. A. (Hemsworth)Maxton, J.
Bevan, A.Griffiths, J. (Llanelly)Messer, F.
Brown, C. (Mansfield)Groves, T. E.Montague, F.
Burke. W. A.Guest, Dr. L. H. (Islington, N.)Morgan, J. (York, W.R., Doneaster)
Cluse, W. S.Hall, J. H. (Whitechapel)Morrison, R. C. (Tottenham, N.)
Clynes, Rt. Hon. J. R.Hardie, AgnesNathan, Colonel H. L.
Cocks, F. S.Henderson, A. (Kingswinford)Naylor, T. E.
Collindridge, F.Henderson, T. (Tradeston)Noel-Baker, P. J.
Cove, W. G.Hicks, E. G.Paling, W.

Parker, J.Stephen, C.Wedgwood, Rt. Hon. J. C.
Pearson, A.Strauss, G. R. (Lambeth, N)Whiteley, W. (Blayden)
Pethick-Lawrence, Rt. Hon. F. W.Summerskill, Dr. EdithWilkinson, Ellen
Robinson, W. A. (St. Helens)Taylor, R, J. (Morpeth)Williams, T. (Don Valley)
Sanders, W. S.Thorne, W.Wilson, C. H. (Attercliffe)
Sexton, T. M.Thurtle, E.Windsor, W. (Hull, C.)
Silverman, S. S.Tinker, J. J.Woods, G. S. (Finsbury)
Smith, E. (Stoke)Viant, S. P.
Smith, Rt. Hon. H. B. Lees- (K'ly)Walkden, A.G

TELLERS FOR THE NOES.

Smith, T. (Normanton)Walker, J.Mr. Mathers and Mr. Charleton.
Sorensen, R. W.Watkins, F. C.