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Business Of The House

Volume 527: debated on Wednesday 5 May 1954

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Motion made, and Question put,

"That the Proceedings on the Television Bill be exempted at this day's Sitting, from the

Division No. 84.]

AYES

[3.32 p.m.

Aitken, W. T.Gough, C. F. H.Nicolson, Nigel (Bournemouth, E.)
Allan, R. A. (Paddington, S.)Gower, H. R.Nield, Basil (Chester)
Alport, C. J. M.Graham, Sir FergusNugent, G. R. H.
Amery, Julian (Preston, N.)Grimston, Sir Robert (Westbury)Oakshott, H. D.
Amory, Rt. Hon. Heathcoat (Tiverton)Hall, John (Wycombe)Odey, G. W.
Assheton, Rt. Hon. R. (Blackburn, W.)Harden, J. R. E.O'Neill, Hon. Phelim (Co. Antrim, N.)
Baldock, Lt.-Cmdr. J. M.Hare, Hon. J. H.Ormsby-Gore, Hon. W. D.
Baldwin, A. E.Harris, Frederic (Croydon, N.)Orr, Capt. L. P. S.
Barlow, Sir JohnHarris, Reader (Heston)Orr-Ewing, Charles Ian (Hendon, N.)
Beach, Maj. HicksHarrison, Col. J. H. (Eye)Orr-Ewing, Sir Ian (Weston-super-Mare)
Bell, Philip (Bolton, E.)Harvey, Air Cdre. A. V. (Macclesfield)Osborne, C.
Bell, Ronald (Bucks, S.)Harvey, Ian (Harrow, E.)Page, R. G.
Bennett, F. M. (Reading, N.)Hay, JohnPerkins, Sir Robert
Bennett, Dr. Reginald (Gosport)Heald, Rt. Hon. A. H.Peto, Brig. C. H. M.
Bennett, William (Woodside)Heald, Rt. Hon. Sir LionelPeyton, J. W. W.
Bevins, J. R. (Toxteth)Heath, EdwardPickthorn, K. W. M.
Birch, NigelHenderson, John (Cathcart)Pilkington, Capt. R. A.
Bishop, F. P.Higgs, J. M. C.Pitman, I. J.
Black, C. W.Hill, Mrs. E. (Wythenshawe)Pitt, Miss E. M.
Bossom, Sir A. C.Hinchingbrooke, ViscountPowell, J. Enoch
Bowen, E. R.Hirst, GeoffreyPrice, Henry (Lewisham, W.)
Boyd-Carpenter, Rt. Hon. J. A.Holland-Martin, C. J.Profumo, J. D.
Boyle, Sir EdwardHolt, A. F.Raikes, Sir Victor
Braine, B. R.Hope, Lord JohnRamsden, J. E.
Braithwaite, Sir GurneyHorobin, I. M.Rayner, Brig. R.
Brooke, Henry (Hampstead)Howard, Hon. Greville (St. Ives)Redmayne, M.
Brooman-White, R. C.Hudson, Sir Austin (Lewisham, N.)Remnant, Hon. P.
Browne, Jack (Govan)Hudson, W. R. A. (Hull, N.)Renton, D. L. M.
Buchan-Hepburn, Rt. Hon. P. G. T.Hulbert, Wing Cdr. N. J.Ridsdale, J. E.
Bullard, D. G.Hurd, A. R.Roberts, Peter (Heeley)
Bullus, Wing Commander E E.Hutchison, Sir Ian Clark (E'b'rgh, W.)Robinson, Roland (Blackpool, S.)
Burden, F. F. A.Hutchison, James (Scotstoun)Rodgers, John (Sevenoaks)
Butcher, Sir HerbertIremonger, T. L.Roper, Sir Harold
Campbell, Sir DavidJenkins, Robert (Dulwich)Russell, R. S.
Carr, RobertJohnson, Eric (Blackley)Ryder, Capt. R. E. D.
Channon, HJohnson, Howard (Kemptown)Savory, Prof. Sir Douglas
Clarke, Col. Ralph (East Grinstead)Jones, A. (Hall Green)Schofield, Lt.-Col. W.
Clyde, Rt. Hon. J. L.Kaberry, D.Scott, R. Donald
Cole, NormanKerby, Capt. H. B.Scott-Miller, Cmdr. R.
Colegate, W. A.Kerr, H. W.Smithers, Peter (Winchester)
Cooper, Sqn. Ldr. AlbertLambert, Hon. G.Smithers, Sir Waldron (Orpington)
Cooper-Key, F. M.Langford-Holt, J. A.Smyth, Brig. J. G. (Norwood)
Craddock, Beresford (Spelthorne)Leather, E. H. C.Snadden, W. McN.
Crookshank, Capt. Rt. Hon. H. F. C.Legge-Bourke, Maj. E. A. H.Soames, Capt. C.
Crosthwaite-Eyre, Col. O. E.Legh, Hon. Peter (Petersfield)Speir, R. M.
Crouch, R. F.Lennox-Boyd, Rt. Hon. A. T.Spens, Rt. Hon. Sir P. (Kensington, S.)
Crowder, Sir John (Finchley)Lindsay, MartinStanley Capt Hon Richard
Darling, Sir William (Edinburgh, S.)Linstead, Sir H. N.Stevens, G. P.
Davidson, ViscountessLlewellyn, D. T.Steward, W. A. (Woolwich, W.)
Deedes, W. F.Lloyd, Rt. Hon. Selwyn (Wirral)Stewart, Henderson (Fife, E.)
Dodds-Parker, A. D.Longden, GilbertStoddart-Scott, Col. M.
Donaldson, Cmdr. C. E. McA.Lucas, Sir Jocelyn (Portsmouth, S.)Strauss Henry (Norwich, S.)
Doughty, C. J. A.Lucas, P. B. (Brentford)Stuart, Rt. Hon. James (Moray)
Drayson, G. B.Lucas-Tooth, Sir HughSummers, G. S.
Drewe, Sir C.McAdden, S. J.Sutcliffe, Sir Harold
Dugdale, Rt. Hon. Sir T. (Richmond)McCallum, Major D.Taylor, Sir Charles (Eastbourne)
Duncan, Capt. J. A. L.Macdonald, Sir PeterTaylor, William (Bradford, N.)
Duthie, W. S.McKibbin, A. J.Teeling, W.
Eccles, Rt. Hon. Sir D. MMackie, J. H. (Galloway)Thomas, Rt. Hon. J. P. L. (Hereford)
Eden, J. B. (Bournemouth. West)Maclay, Rt. Hon. JohnThomas, Leslie (Canterbury)
Elliot, Rt. Hon. W. EMaclean, FitzroyThompson, Kenneth (Walton)
Erroll, F. J.Macleod, Rt. Hon. lain (Enfield, W.)Thompson Lt.-Cdr. R. (Croydon, W.)
Fisher, NigelMacLeod, John (Ross and Cromarty)Thorneycroft, Rt. Hn. Peter (Monmouth)
Fleetwood-Hesketh, R. FMacmillan, Rt. Hon. Harold (Bromley)Thornton Kemsley, Col. C. N.
Ford, Mrs. PatriciaMaitland, Comdr. J. F. W. (Horncastle)Tilney John
Fort, R.Maitland, Patrick (Lanark)Touche, Sir Gordon
Foster, JohnManningham-Buller, Sir R. E.Turner, H. F. L.
Fraser, Hon. Hugh (Stone)Marples, A. E.Turton, R. H.
Fyfe, Rt. Hon. Sir David MaxwellMaude, AngusTweedsmuir, Lady
Galbraith, Rt. Hon. T. D. (Pollok)Maydon, Lt. -Comdr. S. L. C.Vane, W. M. F.
Galbraith, T. G. D. (Hillhead)Medlicott, Brig. F.Vaughan-Morgan, J. K
Gammans, L. D.Mellor, Sir JohnVosper, D. F.
Garner-Evans, E. H.Molson, A. H. E.Wade, D. W.
George, Rt. Hon. Maj. G. LloydNabarro, G. D. N.Wakefield, Edward (Derbyshire, W.)
Glover, D.Neave, AireyWalker-Smith, D. C.
Godber, J. B.Nicholls, HarmarWall, P. H. B.
Gomme-Duncan, Col. ANicholson, Godfrey (Farnham)Ward, Hon. George (Worcester)

provisions of Standard Order No. 1 (Sittings of the House)."—[ Mr. Crookshank.]

The House divided: Ayes, 242; Noes, 233.

Ward, Miss I. (Tynemouth)Williams, Sir Herbert (Croydon, E.)Wood, Hon. R.
Waterhouse, Capt. Rt. Hon. C.Williams, Paul (Sutherland, S.)
Watkinson, H. A.Williams, R. Dudley (Exeter)TELLERS FOR THE AYES:
Webbe, Sir H. (London & Westminster)Wills, GeraldMr. Studholme and Major Conant.
Wellwood, W.Wilson, Geoffrey (Truro)

NOES

Acland, Sir RichardHargreaves, A.Parkin, B. T.
Adams, RichardHarrison, J. (Nottingham, E.)Pearson, A.
Albu, A. H.Hastings, S.Plummer, Sir Leslie
Allen, Arthur (Bosworth)Hayman, F. H.Popplewell, E.
Allen, Scholefield (Crewe)Healey, Denis (Leeds, S.E.)Porter, G.
Anderson, Frank (Whitehaven)Henderson, Rt. Hon. A. (Rowley Regis)Price, J. T. (Westhoughton)
Attlee, Rt. Hon. C RHerbison, Miss M.Price, Philips (Gloucestershire, W.)
Awbery, S. SHewitson, Capt. M.Proctor, W. T.
Baird, J.Hobson, C. R.Pryde, D. J.
Balfour, A.Holman, P.Pursey, Cmdr. H
Barnes, Rt. Hon. A. JHolmes, HoraceRankin, John
Bartley, P.Hoy, J. H.Reeves, J.
Bellenger, Rt. Hon. F. JHubbard, T. F.Reid, Thomas (Swindon)
Bence, C. R.Hudson, James (Ealing, N.)Reid, William (Camlachie)
Benn, Hon. WedgwoodHughes, Cledwyn (Anglesey)Rhodes, H.
Benson, G.Hughes, Hector (Aberdeen, N.)Richards, R.
Beswick, F.Hynd, H. (Accrington)Robens, Rt. Hon. A.
Bevan, Rt. Hon. A. (Ebbw Vale)Hynd, J. B. (Attercliffe)Roberts, Albert (Normanton)
Bing, G. H. C.Irving, W. J. (Wood Green)Roberts, Goronwy (Caernarvon)
Blackburn, F.Janner, B.Robinson, Kenneth (St. Pancras, N.)
Blenkinsop, A.Jay, Rt. Hon. D. P. T.Ross, William
Blyton, W. R.Jeger, George (Goole)Royle, C.
Boardman, HJeger, Mrs. LenaShacklelon, E. A. A.
Bottomley, Rt. Hon. A. GJenkins, R. H. (Stechford)Shinwell, Rt. Hon. E.
Bowles, F. G.Johnson, James (Rugby)Short, E. W.
Brockway, A. F.Jones, David (Hartlepool)Shurmer, P. L. E.
Brook, Dryden (Halifax)Jones, Frederick Elwyn (West Ham, S.)Silverman, Julius (Erdington)
Broughton, Dr. A. D D.Jones, Jack (Rotherham)Silverman, Sydney (Nelson)
Brown, Rt. Hon. George (Belper)Jones, T. W. (Merioneth)Simmons, C. J. (Brierley Hill)
Brown, Thomas (Ince)Keenan, W.Skeffington, A. M.
Burton, Miss F. E.Kenyon, C.Slater, Mrs. H. (Stoke-on-Trent)
Butler, Herbert (Hackney, S.)Key, Rt. Hon. C. WSlater, J. (Durham, Sedgefield)
Callaghan, L. J.King, Dr. H. M.Smith, Ellis (Stoke, S.)
Carmichael, J.Kinley, J.Smith, Norman (Nottingham, S.)
Champion, A. J.Lawson, G. M.Sparks, J. A
Chapman, W. DLee, Frederick (Newton)Steele, T.
Chetwynd, G. RLever, Harold (Cheetham)Stewart, Michael (Fulham, E.)
Clunie, J.Lewis, ArthurStokes, Rt. Hon. R. R.
Collick, P. H.Lindgren, G. S.Strauss, Rt. Hon. George (Vauxhall)
Corbet, Mrs. FredaLipton, Lt.-Col. M.Stross, Dr. Barnett
Cove, W. G.Logan, D. G.Summerskill, Rt. Hon. E
Craddock, George (Bradford, S.)MacColl, J. E.Sylvester, G. O.
Crossman, R. H. SMcGhee, H. GTaylor, Bernard (Mansfield)
Cullen, Mrs. AMcGovern, J.Taylor, John (West Lothian)
Dalton, Rt. Hon. H.McInnes, J.Taylor, Rt. Hon. Robert (Morpeth)
Darling, George (Hillsborough)McKay, John (Wallsend)Thomas, lorwerth (Rhondda, W.)
Davies, Ernest (Enfield, E.)McLeavy, F.Thomson, George (Dundee, E.)
Davies, Harold (Leek)MacMillan, M. K. (Western Isles)Thornton, E. (Farnworth)
Davies, Stephen (Merthyr)MacPherson, Malcolm (Stirling)Timmons, J.
Deer, G.Mainwaring, W. H.Tomney, F.
Dodds, N. N.Mallalieu, E. L. (Brigg)Turner-Samuels, M.
Dugdale, Rt. Hon. John (W. Bromwich)Mann, Mrs. JeanUngoed-Thomas, Sir Lynn
Ede, Rt. Hon. J. C.Manuel, A. C.Usborne, H. C.
Edelman, M.Marquand, Rt. Hon. H. AViant, S. P
Edwards, Rt. Hon. John (Brighouse)Mason, RoyWallace, H. W.
Edwards, W J. (Stepnery)Mellish, R. J.Warbey, W. N.
Evans, Albert (Islington, S.W.)Messer, Sir F.Webb, Rt. Hon. M. (Bradford, C.)
Evans, Edward (Lowestoft)Mitchison, G. R.West, D. G.
Fernyhough, EMoody, A. S.Wheeldon, W. E.
Finch, H. J.Morgan, Dr. H. B. WWhite, Mrs. Eirene (E. Flint)
Fletcher, Eric (Islington, E.)Morley, R.White, Henry (Derbyshire, N.E.)
Follick, M.Morris, Percy (Swansea, W.)Whiteley, Rt. Hon. W.
Forman, J. C.Morrison, Rt. Hon. H. (Lewisham, S.)Wilkins, W. A.
Fraser, Thomas (Hamilton)Mort, D. L.Willey, F. T.
Freeman, Peter (Newport)Moyle, A.Williams, David (Neath)
Gaitskell, Rt. Hon. H T. NMulley, F. W.Williams, Rt. Hon. Thomas (Don V'll'y)
Gibson, C. W.Murray, J. D.Williams, W. R. (Droylsden)
Glanville, JamesNally, W.Williams, W. T. (Hammersmith, S.)
Gooch, E. G.Neal, Harold (Bolsover)Willis, E. G.
Gordon-Walker, Rt. Hon. P. C.Noel-Baker, Rt. Hon. P. J.Wilson, Rt. Hon. Harold (Huyton)
Greenwood, Anthony (Rossendale)Oldfield, W. H.Winterbottom, Ian (Nottingham, C.)
Grenfell, Rt. Hon. D. R.Oliver, G. H.Winterbottom, Richard (Brightside)
Grey, C. F.Orbach, M.Woodburn, R. Hon. A.
Griffiths, David (Rother Valley)Oswald, T.Wyatt, W. L.
Griffiths, Rt. Hon. James (Llanelly)Paling, Rt. Hon. W. (Dearne Valley)Yates, V. F.
Hall, Rt. Hon. Glenvil (Colne Valley)Paling, Will T. (Dewsbury)
Hall, John T. (Gateshead, W.)Palmer, A. M. F.TELLERS FOR THE NOES:
Hamilton, W. W.Pannell, CharlesMr. Bowden and Mr. Rogers
Hannan, WPargiter, G. A.