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Orders Of The Day

Volume 393: debated on Tuesday 9 November 1943

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Supply 4Th November

Supplementary Vote Of Credit, 1943

Expenditure Arising Out Of The War

Resolution reported:

"That a Supplementary sum, not exceeding £1,250,000,000, be granted to His Majesty, towards defraying the expenses which may be incurred during the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1944, for general Navy, Army and Air Services and supplies in so far as specific provision is not made therefor by Parliament; for securing the public safety, the defence of the realm, the maintenance of public order and the efficient prosecution of the war; for maintaining supplies and services essential to the life of the community; and generally for all expenses, beyond those provided for in the ordinary grants of Parliament, arising out of the existence of a state of war."

Resolution agreed to.

Ways And Means 4Th November

Resolution reported:

"That towards making good the Supply granted to His Majesty for the service of the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1944, the sum of £1,250,000,000 be granted out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom."

Resolution agreed to.

Bill ordered to be brought in upon the said Resolution by the Chairman of Ways and Means, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Mr. Assheton.

Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) (No 2) Bill

"to apply a sum out of the Consolidated Fund to the service of the year ending on the thirty-first day of March, one thousand nine hundred and forty-four, and to appropriate the further Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament"; presented accordingly, and read the First time; to be read a Second time upon the next Sitting Day, and to be printed. [Bill 62.]

Emergency Powers (Defence)

Fish Sales (Charges) (No 3) Order

Resolved,

"That the Fish Sales (Charges) (No. 3) Order, 1943, dated 19th October, 1943, made by the Treasury under Section 2 of the Emergency Powers (Defence) Act, 1939, a copy of which was presented to this House on 26th October, be approved."—[Mr. Mabane.]

Potatoes (1943 Crop) (Charges) Order

Resolved,

"That the Potatoes (1943 Crop) (Charges) Order, 1943, dated 26th October, 1943, made by the Treasury under Section 2 of the Emergency Powers (Defence) Act, 1939, a copy of which was presented to this House on 2nd November, be approved."—[Mr. Assheton.]

Sunday Cinematograph Entertainments

Resolved,

"That the Order made by the Secretary of State for the Home Department extending Section 1 of the Sunday Entertainments Act, 1932, to the Urban District of Hucknall, a copy of which was presented to this House on 4th November, be approved."—[Mr. James Stuart.]

Adjournment

Resolved, "That this House do now adjourn."—[ Mr. James Stuart.]