Oral Answers to Questions — Government Business.

– in the House of Commons on 26th June 1922.

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Photo of Mr Samuel Hoare Mr Samuel Hoare , Chelsea


asked the Lord Privy Seal whether he will without delay announce the list of Bills and other business with which the Government propose to proceed before the Adjournment, with a view to giving the House an opportunity to co-operate with the Government in bringing the Session to an end by the end of July?

Photo of Mr Godfrey Locker-Lampson Mr Godfrey Locker-Lampson , Wood Green


asked the Lord Privy Seal what are the legislative Measures which the Government propose to introduce in the present Session?


I am afraid that it is too early for me to attempt to make a forecast of the business which it will be necessary to take during the remainder of the Session.

Photo of Mr Donald Maclean Mr Donald Maclean , Peebles and Southern

Will the Leader of the House bear in mind, I will not say his promise, but the desire which he has expressed, that we should have more than the usual number of days devoted to Supply this Session?


I have had that very much present my mind, but the course of business has rendered it extremely difficult for me to carry out my intention. The right hon. Gentleman knows I am daily asked for special days for discussion, very much to the detriment of Government business.