Business of the House.

– in the House of Commons on 25th February 1942.

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Photo of Sir Stafford Cripps Sir Stafford Cripps , Bristol East

I beg to move, That the Proceedings on any Motion for the Adjournment of the House that may be moved by a Minister of the Crown at this day's Sitting be exempted from the provisions of the Standing Orders (Sittings of the House). Perhaps I might say a word in explanation. I am anxious that there should be no curtailment of the Debate to-day, and that there should be a full opportunity for everyone who wishes to speak; but no doubt it will be remembered that yesterday we sat for several hours after the usual time of Adjournment, and I hope that hon. Members will not wish unduly to prolong the Debate to-day. I hope myself to catch your eye, Sir, at a certain hour.

Question put, and agreed to.