Oral Answers to Questions — Statutory Rules and Orders

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 17th January 1945.

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Photo of Mr Herbert Williams Mr Herbert Williams , Croydon South 12:00 am, 17th January 1945

asked the Lord President of the Council how many Statutory Rules and Orders were issued in 1944; how many of these were printed; and for comparison, the corresponding figures for 1943.

Photo of Mr Osbert Peake Mr Osbert Peake , Leeds North

I have been asked to reply. The number of Statutory Rules and Orders issued in 1944 was 1,479 of which 1,074 were printed in the Statutory Rules and Orders series. The corresponding figures for 1943 are 1,792 and 1,380.

Major Lloyd:

Will my right hon. Friend be prepared to relate that substantial reduction to the agitation in this House?