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Volume 485: debated on Wednesday 14 March 1951

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Again considered in Committee.

Question, "That Sub-head J.4.—(Purchase and Storage, &c, of Strategic Reserves) be reduced by £100,"put, and negatived.

It being half-past Nine o'Clock,The CHAIRMAN proceeded, pursuant to Standing Order No. 16 (Business of Supply), to put the Question necessary to dispose of the Vote then under consideration.


"That a Supplementary sum, not exceeding £1,631,000, be granted to His Majesty, to defray the charge which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1951. for the salaries and expenses of the office of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade and subordinate departments, including the cost of certain trading services; assistance and subsidies to certain industries; certain grants in aid; and other services."

put, and agreed to.

The CHAIRMAN then proceeded forthwith to put the Question,"That the total amounts of all outstanding Estimates supplementary to those of the current financial year as have been presented seven clear days, be granted for the Services denned in those Supplementary Estimates."