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Business of the House.

– in the House of Commons on 11th December 1941.

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

Has the Prime Minister any statement to make about the forthcoming Business of the House?

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Epping

The Business will be as follows:

First Sitting Day.—Committee stage of the Supplementary Vote of Credit for War Expenditure; and afterwards the Second Reading of the Education (Scotland) Bill and the Motion to approve the Cinematograph Films (Quota Amendment) Order.

Second Sitting Day.— Report stage of the Supplementary Vote of Credit. A Debate on Service Pay and Dependants' Allowances will take place.

Third Sitting Day.—We shall ask the House to pass a special Consolidated Fund Bill through all its stages. Afterwards the Adjournment will be moved, and a Debate will take place on the Home Guard.

Fourth Sitting Day.—The House will adjourn for the Christmas Recess.

During these Sittings we shall consider any Amendments to the National Service Bill which may be received from another place. The length of the Christmas Recess will be announced later.

Photo of Sir Percy Harris Sir Percy Harris , Bethnal Green South West

On the first Sitting Day, will the Chancellor of the Exchequer be making a statement in introducing the Vote of Credit?

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Epping

My right hon. Friend will be in a position to make a statement to the House.