Considered in Committee of the whole House under Standing Order No. 84 (Money Committees).—[ King's Recommendation signified.]
[Major MILNER in the Chair]
That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to increase the amounts payable out of moneys provided by Parliament for the purposes of schemes under section one of the Colonial Development and Welfare Act, 1940, and to repeal so much of subsection (5) of that section as limits its application to colonies not possessing responsible government, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of moneys so provided of any increase in the sums payable out of such moneys which is attributable to provisions of the said Act of the present Session—
(i) twenty-five million pounds for twenty million pounds as the maximum amount that may be paid out of such moneys for the purposes of such schemes in any financial year; and (ii) one hundred and forty million pounds for one hundred and twenty million pounds as the maximum amount that may be so paid for those purposes in the period of ten years ending with the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and fifty-six;
(b) repealing so much of subsection (5) of the said section one as limits its application to colonies not possessing responsible government.—[Mr. J. Griffiths.]
Resolution to be reported Tomorrow.