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Private Members' Bills

Volume 560: debated on Wednesday 21 November 1956

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Advertisements (Hire-Purchase)

Bill to make provision as to the information to be included in advertisements displayed or issued in connection with hire-purchase or credit sale; and for purposes connected with the matter aforesaid, presented by Lieut.-Colonel Schofield; supported by Mr. Glenvil Hall, Mr. Gresham Cooke, Sir John Barlow, Mr. Fort, Sir William Steward, Mr. Royle, Mr. McKibbin, Mr. Bidgood, Mr. Harold Steward, and Sir Robert Cary; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 1st February, and to be printed. [Bill 12.]

Northern Ireland (Compensation For Compulsory Purchase)

Bill to enable the Parliament of Northern Ireland to make, in relation to land in Northern Ireland, provision for purposes similar to those of Section fifty-three of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1947, presented by Mr. Currie; supported by Mr. Armstrong, Sir David Campbell, Mr. Chichester-Clark, Mr. Knox Cunningham, Mr. Montgomery Hyde, Lieut.-Colonel Grosvenor, Mr. McKibbin, Mrs. McLaughlin, Mr. Phelim O'Neill, Captain Orr, and Sir Victor Raikes; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 7th December, and to be printed. [Bill 13.]

Agricultural Marketing

Bill to amend the provisions of the Agricultural Marketing Acts, 1931 to 1949, as to the schemes which may be submitted and approved thereunder; and for purposes connected therewith, presented by Mr. Baldwin; supported by Major Legge-Bourke, Mr. Hurd, Mr. James Lindsay, Mr. Gibson-Watt, Commander Agnew, Commander Maitland, Mrs. Evelyn Emmet, Wing Commander Grant-Ferris, Captain Duncan, Mr. A. B. C. Harrison, and Sir Alfred Bossom; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 15th February, and to be printed. [Bill 14.]

Maintenance Orders (Attachment Of Income)

Bill to provide for the attachment of sums payable to a person by way of wages, salary or other earnings or by way of pension for the purpose of enforcing certain court orders requiring payments by that person to some other person; and for purposes connected with the matter aforesaid, presented by Miss Vickers; supported by Mrs. Evelyn Emmet, Mr. Simon, Wing Commander Bullus, Mr. Russell, Mr. Geoffrey Wilson, Mr. Vaughan-Morgan, Dr. King, Mr. Parker, Mrs. Lena Jeger, Mrs. Corbet, and Mr. McLeavy; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 1st March, and to be printed. [Bill 15.]

Parish Councils (Miscellaneous Provisions)

Bill to make further provision as to the constitution of parish councils, and as to the powers of parish councils and parish meetings, in rural parishes in England and Wales, presented by Wing Commander Bullus; supported by Mr. Russell. Mr. Fort, Mr. Arthur Lewis, Mr. George Jeger, Sir Alfred Bossom, Mr. Farey-Jones, Mr. William Taylor, Mr. Whitelaw, Mr. Edelman, Mr. Snow, and Sir Lancelot Joynson-Hicks; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 15th March, and to be printed. [Bill 16.]

Obscene Publications

Bill to amend and consolidate the laws relating to obscene publications, presented by Viscount Lambton; supported by Mr. Angus Maude, Mr. Roy Jenkins, Mr. Fort, Mr. Nigel Nicolson, Mr. Kenneth Robinson, Mr. Maurice Macmillan, Sir Edward Boyle, Sir Victor Raikes, and Sir Jocelyn Lucas; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 29th March, and to be printed. [Bill 17.]

New Streets Act, 1951 (Amendment)

Bill to amend the New Streets Act, 1951, presented by Mr. Maddan; supported by Mr. Currie, Mr. Woollam, Major Patrick Wall, Mr. du Cann, Captain Corfield, and Mr. Body; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 7th December, and to be printed. [Bill 18.]

Death Penalty (Abolition)

Bill to abolish or for a period suspend the passing and execution of the death sentence on conviction of murder and to substitute an alternative penalty therefor, presented by Miss Bacon; supported by Mr. Bevan, Mr. Ede, Sir Frank Soskice, Dr. Summerskill, Mr. Sydney Silverman, Mr. Grimond, Mr. Montgomery Hyde. Miss Herbison, Sir Beverley Baxter, Mr. Wade, and Mr. John Paton; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 1st February, and to be printed. [Bill 19.]

Animal Boarding Establishments

Bill to regulate the keeping of boarding establishments for animals; and for purposes connected therewith, presented by Mr. Ridsdale; supported by Mr. Russell, Wing Commander Bullus, Mr. Anthony Greenwood, Mr. Burden, Mr. Hastings, Mr. John Eden, Mr. A. B. C. Harrison, Brigadier Terence Clarke, Mrs. Evelyn Emmet, Mr. Douglas Marshall, and Mr. John Hall; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 15th February, and to be printed. [Bill 20.]

National Health Service (Amendment)

Bill to empower local health authorities to make available, for reward, ambulance services provided by them in pursuance of the National Health Service Act, 1946; presented by Sir F. Markham; supported by Mr. McLeavy, Mr. Frederick Bennett, Mr. Baldwin, and Mr. Sparks; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 1st March, and to be printed. [Bill 21.]

North Of Scotland Development Corporation

Bill to establish a corporation for the development of Northern Scotland; and for purposes connected therewith, presented by Sir D. Robertson; supported by Mr. Elliot, Mr. George, Mr. Grimond, Mr. Leburn, Major Sir Duncan McCallum, Mr. MacColl, Mr. Neil McLean, Mr. John MacLeod, Mr. M. K. MacMillan, Mr. Malcolm MacPherson, and Mr. John Rankin; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 15th March, and to be printed. [Bill 22.]

Registration Of Births, Deaths And Marriages (Navy, Marines And Service Civilians) (Overseas)

Bill to provide for the registration of births, deaths and marriages overseas in respect of the Navy, Marines and certain Service civilians, presented by Mr. Dudley Williams; supported by Sir Harold Roper, Mr. du Cann, Mr. Kenneth Robinson, Miss Joan Vickers, Mr. Lucas, Sir Beverley Baxter, Viscount Hinchingbrooke, Mr. Beswick, and Commander Maitland; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 29th March, and to be printed. [Bill 23.]

Public Health Officers (Deputies)

Bill to dispense with the consent of the Minister of Health to the appointment under the Local Government Act, 1933, or the London Government Act, 1939, of deputies of medical officers of health and deputies of public health inspectors, presented by Mr. Vaughan Morgan; supported by Mrs. Hill, Mr. Frederick Bennett, Mr. Burden, Mr. Kimball, Mr. Atkins, Mr. Tiley, Mr. Bidgood, Mr. Fort, Mr. Speir, Mr. A. B. C. Harrison, and Mr. Vane; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 7th December, and to be printed. [Bill 24.]

Maintenance Agreements

Bill to make provision with respect to the validity and alteration by the court of financial arrangements in connection with agreements between the parties to a marriage, whether made during the continuance or after the dissolution or annulment of the marriage, for the purposes of those parties living separately; and for purposes connected therewith, presented by Mr. Keegan; supported by Captain Corfield, Mr. Green, Brigadier Terence Clarke, and Mr. Pott; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 1st February, and to be printed. [Bill 25.]

Legitimation (Re-Registration Of Birth)

Bill to extend the operation of section fourteen and paragraph ( d) of section thirty-six of the Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1953, and of the schedule to the Legitimacy Act, 1926; and for purposes connected with that matter, presented by Mr. Gibson-Watt; supported by Mr. Whitelaw, Mr. Vane, Mr. Tiley, Mr. Cronin, Mr. Watkins, Mr. Freeth, Mr. Gower, and Mr. John Howard; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 1st March, and to be printed. [Bill 26.]

Local Government (Promotion Of Bills)

Bill to repeal certain enactments relating to the promotion of Bills by certain local authorities, presented by Mr. W. R. A. Hudson; supported by Wing Commander Bullus, Mr. Robert Jenkins, Sir Victor Raikes, Mr. William Taylor, Mr. Kenneth Thompson, and Mr. Anthony Greenwood; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 15th February, and to be printed. [Bill 27.]

Representation Of The People (Amendment)

Bill to amend the Representation of the People Act, 1949, by assimilating the limitation on election expenses for candidates at parliamentary elections in constituencies in Northern Ireland to the limitation on those expenses for candidates at such elections in constituencies in Great Britain, presented by Sir D. Campbell; supported by Mr. McKibbin, Mrs. McLaughlin, Mr. Montgomery Hyde, Mr. Armstrong, Mr. Chichester-Clark, Mr. Knox Cunningham, Mr. Currie, Lieut.-Colonel Grosvenor, Sir Thomas Moore, Captain Orr, and Mr. Phelim O'Neill; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 15th March, and to be printed. [Bill 28.]

Racial Discrimination

Bill to make illegal discrimination to the detriment of any person on the grounds of colour, race and religion in the United Kingdom, presented by Mr. Brockway; supported by Mr. Sorensen, Mr. Leslie Hale, Mr. Wedgwood Benn, Mr. Orbach, Miss Jennie Lee, Mr. Ian Mikardo, Mrs. Castle, Mr. Janner, Sir Leslie Plummer, Mr. Julius Silverman, and Mr. Frank Allaun; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 29th March, and to be printed. [Bill 30.]

Litter

Bill to make provision for the abatement of litter; to prescribe penalties for the deposit of litter; and for matters; connected with the purposes aforesard, presented by Mr. Speir; supported by Mr. Hurd, Mr. John Hill, Mrs. Eirene White, Mr. Wade., Lieut.-Commander Maydon, Mr. Michael Stewart, Mr. Vaughan-Morgan, Mr. J. T. Price, Mr. Graeme Finlay, Mr. Fort, and Mr. Whitelaw; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 1st March, and to be printed. [Bill 31.]