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House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 6 November 1957

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Pensions and Benefits (Increases)

    33 speeches

    I should like, with permission, to make a statement. First, war pensions. The Royal Warrant is being amended so as to raise the basic rate of pension for 100 per cent. disablement by 17s. 6d. a...

  • Bills Presented

    • Expiring Laws Continuance

      Bill to continue certain expiring laws, presented by Mr. J. Enoch Powell; read the First time; to be read a Second time Tomorrow and to be printed. [Bill 1.]

    • Milford Haven Conservancy

      Bill to make provision with respect to the maintenance, improvement, protection and regulation of the navigation of Milford Haven; and for purposes connected therewith, presented by Mr....

      National Insurance

      Bill to increase contributions and benefits under the National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Acts, 1946 to 1957, and the National Insurance Acts, 1946 to 1957, to repeal Section four of the...

      Slaughterhouses

      Bill to make provision with respect to slaughterhouses and knackers' yards and the slaughter of animals; and for purposes connected therewith, presented by Mr. Heathcoat Amory; supported by Mr....

      Trustee Savings Banks

      Bill to amend the law relating to trustee savings banks, presented by Mr. J. Enoch Powell; supported by Mr. Nigel Birch; read the First time; to be read a Second time Tomorrow and to be printed....

  • Business of the House

    27 speeches

    I beg to move, That— (1) save as provided in paragraphs (2) and of this Order, Government business shall have precedence at every sitting for the remainder of the Session;(2) Public Bills,...

  • Orders of the Day — Queen's Speech

  • Orders of the Day — Education, East Herrington

    3 speeches

    Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. E. Wakefield.]

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