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Business of the House.

– in the House of Commons on 15th October 1941.

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Photo of Mr Hastings Lees-Smith Mr Hastings Lees-Smith , Keighley

(by Private Notice) asked the Minister without Portfolio whether he has any statement to make about the Business for this day?

Photo of Mr Arthur Greenwood Mr Arthur Greenwood , Wakefield

We are taking the first two Orders on the Paper. We do not propose to take the Fish Sales (Charges) Order to-day. After the first two Orders the Adjournment of the House will be moved.

Photo of Sir James Henderson-Stewart Sir James Henderson-Stewart , Fife Eastern

Can the right hon. Gentleman indicate when it is proposed to take this Order, as some importance attaches to it.

Photo of Mr Arthur Greenwood Mr Arthur Greenwood , Wakefield

It is difficult for me to say, but clearly it will be taken at the earliest opportunity.

Mr. Stewart:

Will the right hon. Gentleman bear in mind that this Order imposes on poor fishermen a very heavy new charge, which they bitterly reseat?