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Business Of The House

Volume 462: debated on Thursday 3 March 1949

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May I ask the Lord President of the Council whether he has any statement to make on Business for next week?

Yes Sir. The Business for next week will be as follows:

Monday, 7th March—report and Third Reading of the Landlord and Tenant(Rent Control) Bill.

Tuesday, 8th March—Supply (4th allotted Day):It is proposed to move Mr. Speaker out of the Chair on Navy Estimates, 1949–50, and to consider Votes A, 1, 2, 4, 10, 11 and 13 and Navy Supplementary Estimate, 1948–49, in Committee.

Wednesday, 9th March.—Second Reading of the Superannuation Bill and Committee stage of the necessary Money Resolution and of a Resolution in Committee of Ways and Means;

Committee and remaining stages of the British North America Bill;

Consideration of the Motion to approve the Draft Electricity (Staff Compensation) Regulations.

Thursday, 10th March.—Supply (5th allotted Day): It is proposed to move Mr. Speaker out of the Chair on Army Estimates, 1949–50, and to consider Votes A, 1, 2, 8 and 10 and Army Supplementary Estimate, 1948–49, in Committee.

Friday, 11th March.—Consideration of Private Members' Bills.

Can my right hon. Friend say when we may be able to discuss the promised Bill to provide National Parks?

I cannot be certain, but the preparation of the Bill is making progress, and I do not think it will be very long now.

Can the right hon. Gentleman tell us when the Chancellor will open his Budget? Will it be before Easter?

I could not say today, but I shall keep it in mind for an early announcement.

I could not say today, but I shall keep it in mind for an early announcement.

Can my right hon. Friend inform us whether we are likely to have an early opportunity to discuss the Report of the I.L.O. Conference at San Francisco, which has been published in Command Paper 7638?

I should not think so. It is not particularly customary. [An HON. MEMBER: "The Isle of Wight?"] The Isle of Wight would not be in Order.