Thursday, 16 September 1948
The House met at Half-past Two o'Clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Return ordered, showing the number of persons in receipt of Poor Relief in England and Wales on the night of the 1st day of January, 1948 (in continuation of Parliamentary Paper No. 3 of Session...
May I ask the Leader of the House if he has any information about the Business for next week?
"to amend the Parliament Act, 1911," presented by the Prime Minister; supported by Mr. Herbert Morrison, Mr. Ede and the Attorney-General; to be read a Second time Tomorrow and to be printed....
Motion made, and Question proposed, "That this House do now adjourn."—[Mr. Snow.]
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