Wednesday, 15 September 1948
The House met at Half-past Two o' Clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
I beg to move, That Government Business shall have precedence at every Sitting; and that no Bills other than Government Bills shall be introduced. This is the first of the two Motions on the...
Select Committee appointed to whom shall be referred all Petitions presented to the House, with the exception of such as relate to Private Bills; such Committee to classify and prepare abstracts...
Select Committee appointed to control the arrangements for the Kitchen and Refreshment Rooms in the department of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House:
Motion made, and Question proposed, "That this House do now adjourn."—[Mr. Snow.]
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