Orders of the Day — Estimates

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22nd November 1946.

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Select Committee appointed to examine such of the Estimates presented to this House as may seem fit to the Committee, and to suggest the form in which the Estimates shall be presented for examination, and to report what, if any, economies consistent with the policy implied in those Estimates may be effected therein.

Committee to consist of 28 Members:

Mr. Alexander Anderson, Mr. Barton, Mr. Nigel Birch, Mr. Callaghan, Mr. Champion, Mr. Corlett, Mr. Cuthbert, Viscountess Davidson, Mr. Ernest Davies, Mr. Diamond, Sir Ralph Glyn, Viscount Hinchingbrooke, Mr. Howard, Wing-Commander Hulbert, Colonel James Hutchison, Mr. Kirby, Sir Peter Macdonald, Mr. Niall Macpherson, Mr. Mathers, Mr. Monslow, Mr. Parkin, Mr. Wilfrid Roberts, Mr. Granville Sharp, Mr. Norman Smith, Mr. William Wells, Mr. West, Mr. Frederick Willey and Mr. Willis:

Seven to be the Quorum.

Power to send for persons, papers and records; to sit notwithstanding any Adjournment of the House; to adjourn from place to place; and to report from time to time.

Power to appoint Sub-Committees and to refer to such Sub-Committees any of the matters referred to the Committee.

Four to be the Quorum of every such Sub-Committee.

Every such Sub-Committee to have power to send for persons, papers, and records; to sit notwithstanding any Adjournment of the House; and- to adjourn from place to place.

Power to report from time to time Minutes of Evidence taken before Sub-Committees.—[Mr. R. J. Taylor.]