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War Damage (Amendment) Bill

Volume 387: debated on Tuesday 2 March 1943

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Considered in Committee.

[Colonel CLIFTON BROWN in the Chair.]

Clause 1 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 2—(Minor Amendments As To Rentcharges)

Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Clause stand part of the Bill."

Do you propose, Colonel Clifton Brown, to call the Amendment standing in my name, dealing with properties partly repaired by local authorities?

No, the Amendment is outside the scope of the Bill, so I do not propose to call it.

On the Motion "That the Clause stand part of the Bill," could I ask the Financial Secretary whether anything could be done administratively to clear up the difficulty for dealing with which the Amendment is designed? The principle is a simple one. It has been laid down in the principal Act that the first £5 of damage——

On the Motion "That the Clause stand part," the hon. Member cannot discuss what is outside the scope of the Bill.

Question, "That the Clause stand part of the Bill," put, and agreed to.

Clause 3 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Schedule agreed to.

On a point of Order. There is a new Clause on the Paper in my name and that of some of my hon. Friends dealing with compensation and repairs. Do you propose to call it, Colonel Clifton Brown?

Bill reported, without Amendment; read the Third time, and passed.