(Expenditure Arising Out of the War.)

Orders of the Day — Supply. – in the House of Commons on 10th March 1942.

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Resolved, That a sum, not exceeding £1,000,000,000, be granted to His Majesty, towards defraying the expenses which may be incurred during the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1943 for general Navy, Army and Air services and supplies in so far as specific provision is not made therefor by Parliament; for securing the public safety, the defence of the Realm, the maintenance of public order and the efficient prosecution of the war; for maintaining supplies and services essential to the life of the community; and generally for all expenses, beyond those provided for in the ordinary Grants of Parliament, arising out of the existence of a state of war.

Ordered, "That the Chairman do report Progress, and ask leave to sit again."—[Captain Crookshank.]

Resolutions to be reported upon the next Sitting Day; Committee to sit again upon the next Sitting Day.