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Lords Chamber

Volume 116: debated on Wednesday 29 May 1940

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House Of Lords

Wednesday, 29th May, 1940.

The House met at four of the clock, The LORD CHANCELLOR on the Woolsack.

Lord Croft

Sir Henry Page Croft, Baronet, C.M.G., having been created Baron Croft of Bournemouth in the County of Southampton—Was (in the usual manner) introduced.

Lord Bishop Of Southwark

Richard Godfrey, Lord Bishop of Southwark—Was (in the usual manner) introduced.

Saint Mary Magdalene Hospital (Newcastle-Upon-Tyne) Bill, Hl

Report from His Majesty's Attorney-General received and ordered to lie on the Table.

Birmingham Corporation Bill

The King's consent signified, and Bill reported with Amendments.

Christchurch Corporationbill

Read 2a , and committed; The Committee to be proposed by the Committee of Selection.

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Andgateshead Gas Bill

Read 2a , and committed: The Committee to be proposed by the Committee of Selection.

Monmouthshire And Southwales Employers' Mutual Indemnity Society, Limited Bill, Hl

South-Eastern Gas Corpora Tion, Limited (Associated Companies) Bill Hl

Report from the Committee of Selection, that the Lord Swinfen be proposed to the House as a member of the Select Committee on the said Bills in the place of the Lord O'Hagan; read, and agreed to.

Monmouthshire And South Wales Employers' Mutual Indemnity Society, Limited Bill, Hl

Reported from the Select Committee with Amendments.

Draft Supplementary Pensions (Determination Of Need And Assessment Of Needs) Regulations, 1940

Draft Regulations, dated 27th May, 1940, made by the Minister of Health and the Secretary of State for Scotland under the Unemployment Assistance Act, 1934, and the Old Age and Widows' Pensions Act, 1940, and laid before the House yesterday, referred to the Special Orders Committee on Tuesday next.

House adjourned at a quarter past four o'clock.