Oral Answers to Questions — Prolongation of Parliament

– in the House of Commons on 10th September 1942.

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Photo of Mr William Brown Mr William Brown , Rugby

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?

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Epping

A Bill to prolong the life of the present Parliament is being presented to-day.

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

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.

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Epping

It is not proposed to take that step on this occasion.