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Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill

Volume 373: debated on Friday 6 August 1976

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Brought from the Commons, endorsed with the Certificate from the Speaker that the Bill is a Money Bill within the meaning of the Parliament Act 1911, and read 1a .

Then, Standing Order No. 43 having been suspended pursuant to the Resolution, Bill read 2a : Committee negatived.

My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a third time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 3a .—( Baroness Llewelyn-Davies of Hastoe.)

My Lords, I believe that it might be in order for me to make a few remarks about drought on this Bill, because if the drought continues enormous sums of public money—

My Lords, the noble Lord will have his chance to make a few remarks on drought when my noble friend Lady Stedman deals with the Drought Bill.

On Question, Bill read 3a , and passed.