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– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th December 1949.

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Motion made, and Question put, That the Proceedings on Government Business be exempted, at this day's Sitting, from the provisions' of Standing Order No. 1 (Sittings of the House)."—[The Prime Minister.]

The House divided: Ayes, 189; Noes, 79.

Division No. 298.]AYES[3.41 p.m.
Adams, Richard (Balham)Brooks, T. J. (Rothwell)Delargy, H. J.
Albu, A. H.Broughton, Dr. A. D. D.Dodds, N. N.
Allen, A. C. (Bosworth)Brown, T. J. (Ince)Dugdale, J. (W. Bromwich)
Allen, Scholefield (Crewe)Bruce, Maj. D. W. T.Dumpleton, C. W.
Alpass, J. H.Burden, T. W.Dye, S.
Attewell, H. C.Byers, FrankEde, Rt. Hon. J. C.
Attlee, Rt. Hon. G. R.Callaghan, JamesEdwards, W. J. (Whitechapel)
Austin, H. LewisChampion, A. J.Evans, Albert (Islington, W.)
Ayles, W. H.Chetwynd, G. R.Evans, E. (Lowestoft)
Ayrton Gould, Mrs. B.Collick, P.Ewart, R.
Bacon, Miss A.Collins, V. J.Farthing, W. J.
Bartlell, V.Colman, Miss G. M.Fletcher, E. G. M. (Islington, E.)
Barton, C.Crawley, A.Foot, M. M.
Bechervaise, A. E.Crossman, R. H. SGanley, Mrs. C. S.
Beswick, F.Daggar, G.Glanville, J. E. (Consett)
Bing, G. H. C.Daines, P.Gordon-Walker, P. C.
Binns, J.Davies, Rt. Hn. Clement (Montgomery)Greenwood, A. W. J. (Heywood)
Blackburn, A. R.Davies, Edward (Burslem)Grey, C. F.
Bottomley, A. G.Davies, Ernest (Enfield)Grierson, E.
Braddock, Mrs. E. M. (L'pl. Exch'ge)Davies, Haydn (St. Pancras, S.W.)Guest, Dr. L. Haden
Braddock, T. (Mitcham)Davies, R. J. (Westhoughton)Haire, John E. (Wycombe)
Bramall, E. A.Deer, G.Hale, Leslie
Brook, D. (Halifax)de Freitas, GeoffreyHall, Rt. Hon. Glenvil
Hannan, W. (Maryhill)Manning, Mrs. L. (Epping)Silverman, J. (Erdington)
Hardy, E. A.Marquand, Rt. Hon. H. A.Simmons, C. J.
Hastings, Dr. SomervilleMathers, Rt. Hon. GeorgeSkeffington, A. M.
Herbison, Miss M.Mellish, R. J.Skeffington-Lodge, T. C.
Holman, P.Messer, F.Skinnard, F. W.
Holmes, H. E. (Hemsworth)Mikardo, IanSmith, H. N. (Nottingham, S.)
Houghton, DouglasMillington, Wing-Comdr. E. R.Snow, J. W.
Hoy, J.Mitchison, G. R.Soskice, Rt. Hon. Sir Frank
Hudson, J. H. (Ealing, W.)Monslow, W.Stewart, Michael (Fulham, E.)
Hughes, Emrys (S. Ayr)Morrison, Rt. Hon. H. (Lewisham, E.)Summerskill, Rt. Hon. Edith
Hughes, Hector (Aberdeen, N.)Moyle, A.Sylvester, G. O.
Hughes, H. D. (W'lverh'pton, W.)Murray, J. D.Symonds, A. L.
Hynd, H. (Hackney, C.)Nicholls, H. R. (Stratford)Taylor, H. B. (Mansfield)
Hynd, J. B. (Attercliffe)Noel-Baker, Capt. F. E. (Brentford)Taylor, R. J. (Morpeth)
Irving, W. J. (Tottenham, N.)Noel-Baker, Rt. Hon. P. J. (Derby)Taylor, Dr. S. (Barnet)
Isaacs, Rt. Hon. G. A.Noel-Buxton, LadyThomas, I. O. (Wrekin)
Janner, B.O'Brien, T.Thorneycroft, Harry (Clayton)
Jeger, G. (Winchester)Oliver, G. H.Thurtle, Ernest
Jeger, Dr. S. W. (St. Pancras, S.E.)Orbach, M.Tomlinson, Rt. Hon. G.
Jenkins, R. H.Paget, R. T.Vernon, Maj. W. F.
Jones, Rt. Hon. A. C. (Shiplce)Palmer, A. M. P.Viant, S. P.
Jones, D. T. (Hartlepool)Pannell, T. C.Walker, G. H.
Jones, Elwyn (Plaistow)Parker, J.Wallace, G. D. (Chislehurst)
Keenan, W.Pearson, A.Wallace, H. W. (Walthamstow, E.)
Key, Rt. Hon. C. W.Piratin, P.Warbey, W. N.
Kinley, J.Popplewell, E.Wells, P. L. (Faversham)
Lawson, Rt. Hon. J. J.Porter, E. (Warrington)Wheatley, Rt. Hon. John (Edinb'gh, E.)
Levy, B. W.Porter, G. (Leeds)Whiteley, Rt. Hon. W.
Upton, Lt.-Col. M.Proctor, W. T.Wigg, George
Logan, D. G.Randall, H. E.Willey, O. G. (Cleveland)
Longden, F.Ranger, J.Williams, W. T. (Hammersmith, S.)
Lyne, A. W.Reeves, J.Williams, W. R. (Heston)
McAdam, W.Reid, T. (Swindon)Wise, Major F. J.
McEntee, V. La I.Ridealgh, Mrs. M.Wyatt, W.
McGhee, H. G.Roberts, Emrys (Merioneth)Yates, V. F.
Mack, J. D.Roberts, Goronwy (Caernarvonshire)Younger, Hon. Kenneth
McKay, J. (Wallsend)Robinson, Kenneth (St. Pancras, N.)
MacPherson, Malcolm (Stirling)Ross, William (Kilmarnock)TELLERS FOR THE AYES:
Macpherson, T. (Romford)Royle, C.Mr. Collindridge and Mr. Bowden.
Mallalieu, E. L. (Brigg)Segal, Dr. S.
NOES
Agnew, Cmdr. P. G.Fleming, Sqn.-Ldr. E. L.Mellor, Sir J.
Asshelon, Rt. Hon. R.Fraser, Sir I. (Lonsdale)Moore, Lt.-Col. Sir T.
Baldwin, A. E.Galbraith, Cmdr. T. D. (Pollok)Nicholson, G.
Barlow, Sir J.Galbraith, T. G. D. (Hillhead)Noble, Comdr. A. H. P.
Baxter, A. B.Gomme-Duncan, Col. A.Peake, Rt. Hon. O.
Beamish, Maj. T. V. H.Gridley, Sir A.Raikes, H. V.
Birch, NigelHannon, Sir P. (Moseley)Reed, Sir S. (Aylesbury)
Bower, N.Harvey, Air-Comdre, A. V.Ross, Sir R. D. (Londonderry)
Boyd-Carpenter, J. A.Headlam, Lieut.-Col. Rt. Hon. Sir C.Sanderson, Sir F.
Bromley-Davenport, Lt.-Col. W.Holmes, Sir J. Stanley (Harwich)Savory, Prof. D. L.
Buchan-Hepburn, P. G. T.Hope, Lord J.Shepherd, W. S. (Bucklow)
Bullock, Capt. M.Hulbert, Wing-Cdr. N. J.Smithers, Sir W.
Butcher, H. W.Keeling, E. H.Snadden, W. M.
Butler, Rt. Hn. R. A. (S'flr'n W'[...])Lancaster, Col. C. G.Stanley, Rt. Hon. O.
Channon, H.Langford-Holt, J.Stoddart-Scott, Col. M.
Crookshank, Capt. Rt. Hon. H. F. G.Legge-Bourke, Maj. E. A. H.Strauss, Henry (English Universities)
Crowder, Capt. John E.Lennox-Boyd, A. T.Studholme, H. G.
De la Bé re, R.MacAndrew, Col. Sir C.Thomas, Ivor (Keighley)
Digby, S. WingfieldMacdonald, Sir P. (I. of Wight)Thorneycroft, G. E. P. (Monmouth)
Dodds-Parker, A. D.Mackeson, Brig. H. R.Turton, R. H.
Dower, Col. A. V. G. (Penrith)Maclay, Hon. J. S.Vane, W. M. F.
Drewe, C.Macpherson, N. (Dumfries)Walker-Smith, D.
Dugdale, Maj. Sir T. (Richmond)Manningham-Buller, R. E.Ward, Hon. G. R.
Duthie, W. S.Marlowe, A. A. H.Young, Sir A. S. L. (Partick)
Eccles, D. M.Marples, A. E.TELLERS FOR THE NOES:
Eden, Rt. Hon. A.Marshall, D. (Bodmin)Major Conapt and Colonel Wheatley.
Elliot, Lieut.-Col. Rt. Hon. WalterMarshall, S. H. (Sutton)
Erroll, F. J.Medlicott, Brigadier F.

Question put, and agreed to.