Friday, 3 July 1931
The House met at Eleven of the Clock, Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair.
London County Council (General Powers) Bill,
asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is now in a position to make any further statement with regard to the Standstill Order o n foot-and-mouth disease, particularly as regards Scotland?
That they have agreed to,—
"to grant money for the purpose of certain local loans out of the Local Loans Fund, and for other purposes relating to local loans," presented by Mr. Pethick-Lawrence; to be read a Second time...
"to amend the law with respect to customs in the Isle of Man," presented by Mr. Pethick-Lawrence; to be read a Second time upon Monday next, and to be printed. [Bill 189.]
"to remove for a period not exceeding one year the limitation upon the number of days on which the hours of employment below ground in coal mines may be extended under section three of the Coal...
I have received a report from the Serjeant-at-Arms which I think it is my duty to read to the House:
The CHAIRMAN of WAYS and MEANS, in pursuance of Standing Order 91 relating to Private Bills, informed the House that, in his opinion, the Brighton Corporation Bill [Lords], though unopposed,...
Order for Third Heading read [Allotted Day].
Considered in Committee, and reported, without Amendment; read the Third time, and passed.
Resolved, That the Special Order made by the Electricity Commissioners under the Electricity (Supply) Acts, 1882 to 1928, and confirmed by the Minister of Transport under the Electricity (Supply)...
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