– in the House of Commons on 10th September 1942.
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asked the Prime Minister whether he can make any statement as to the Government's intentions as to prolonging the life of the present Parliament?
A Bill to prolong the life of the present Parliament is being presented to-day.
Would the Government consider following the precedent of the fourth year of the last war and setting up a Speaker's Conference? I only ask my right hon. Friend to consider that.
It is not proposed to take that step on this occasion.
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