Estimates.

– in the House of Commons on 12th November 1936.

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Ordered, That a Select Committee be appointed to examine such of the Estimates presented to this House as may seem fit to the Committee, and to suggest the form in which the Estimates shall be presented for examination, and to report what, if any, economies consistent with the policy implied in those Estimates may be effected therein.

Ordered, That the Committee do consist of Twenty-eight Members.

Committee nominated of Mr. Barr, Sir Charles Barrie, Mr. Benson, Mr. Brocklebank, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Ede, Mr. Owen Evans, Colonel Goodman, Sir Arnold Gridley, Sir Cecil Hanbury, Sir Patrick Hannon, Lieut.-Colonel Heneage, Mr. Leach, Mr. Lewis, Mr. Lovat-Fraser, Mr. Magnay, Captain Peter Macdonald, Lieut.-Colonel Moore, Mr. Munro, Mr. Parker, Mr. Peat, Sir Isidore Salmon, Mr. Servington Savery, Major Shaw, Mr. Simpson, Sir Robert Smith, Mr. Thomas, and Mr. Watkins.

Ordered, That Seven be the quorum.

Ordered, That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records, and to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House.

Ordered, That the Committee have power, if they so determine, to appoint one or more Sub-Committees, and in that event to apportion the subjects referred to the Committee between the Sub-Committees, any of which shall have the full powers of the undivided Committee; and that Four shall be the quorum of any of the Sub Committees.

Ordered, That the Committee do report any evidence taken by the Committee or by any of the Sub-Committees to the House.

Ordered, That the Committee have power to report from time to time."—[Sir G. Penny.]