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Business Of The House

Volume 437: debated on Wednesday 7 May 1947

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Will the Leader of the House state the intentions of the Government in respect of today's Business?

We would hope to make substantial progress with the Committee stage of the National Service Bill today, and it is expected to conclude the Committee stage tomorrow. To that end, it appears to us that it would be reasonable if the Debate on the Amendment which is to be moved by the Minister of Defence were concluded about dinner time.

That varies according to one's feelings; that is why it is a very good phrase to use in this connection.