Standing Orders.

Private Business. – in the House of Commons on 8th July 1942.

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Photo of Mr Dennis Herbert Mr Dennis Herbert , Watford

I beg to move, That Standing Order 242 shall have effect as if for the proviso to that Order the following proviso were substituted: 'Provided always that the provisions of this Standing Order shall not apply to an adjournment from a day in one week to a day in the following week.' The explanation of this Motion is very simple, and I think I ought to give it to the House. It is merely a question of extending the week-end so that it does not finish until the day on which we now normally commence our series of Sittings.

Question put, and agreed to.