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Ordered: That this day, Business other than the Business of Supply may be taken before Ten o'clock; and that if the first Resolution reported from the Committee of Supply of 26th July shall have been agreed to before half-past Nine o'clock, Mr. Speaker shall proceed to put forthwith the Questions which he is directed to put at half-past Nine o'clock by paragraph (7) of Standing Order No. 16 (Business of Supply)."—[Mr. H. Morrison.]

Motion made, and Question put, That the Proceedings on Government Business be exempted, at this day's Sitting, from the provisions of Standing Order No. 1 (Sittings of the House)."—[Mr. H. Morrison.]

The House divided: Ayes, 232; Noes, 95.

Division No. 244.]AYES[3.42 p.m.
Adams, Richard (Balham)Delargy, H. J.Lavers, S.
Alexander, Rt. Hon. A. V.Dugdale, J, (W. Bromwich)Lawson, Rt. Hon. J. J.
Allen, A. C. (Bosworth)Dye, S.Lee, F. (Hulme)
Anderson, A. (Motherwell)Ede, Rt. Hon. J. C.Lewis, A. W. J. (Upton)
Anderson, F. (Whitehaven)Edwards, Rt. Hon. Sir C. (Bedwellty)Lindgren, G. S.
Attewell, H. C.Edwards, W. J. (Whitechapel)Lipson, D. L.
Awbery, S. S.Evans, A. (Islington, W.)Lipton, Lt.-Col. M.
Ayles, W. H.Evans, John (Ogmore)Logan, D. G.
Ayrton Gould, Mrs. B.Evans, S. N. (Wednesbury)Longden, F.
Bacon, Miss A.Ewart R.Lyne, A. W.
Balfour, A.Farthing, W. J.McAdam, W.
Barstow, P. G.Fernyhough, E.McEntee, V. La T.
Barton, C.Fletcher, E. G. M. (Islington E.)Mack, J. D.
Battley, J. R.Follick, M.McKay, J. (Wallsend)
Bechervaise, A. E.Forman, J. C.McKinlay, A. S.
Bellenger, Rt. Hon. F. J.Fraser, T. (Hamilton)Maclean, N. (Govan)
Benson, G.Gaitskell, Rt. Hon. H. T. N.McLeavy, F.
Berry, H.George, Lady M. Lloyd (Anglesey)MacPherson, M. (Stirling)
Beswick, F.Gibson, C. W.Macpherson, T. (Romford)
Bing, G. H. C.Gilzean, A.Mallalieu, E. L. (Brigg)
Binns, J.Glanville, J. E. (Consett)Mann, Mrs. J.
Blackburn, A. R.Gooch, E, G.Mathers, Rt. Hon. G.
Blyton, W. R.Granville, E. (Eye)Middleton, Mrs. L.
Bottomley, A. G.Greenwood, A. W. J. (Heywood)Mikardo, Ian
Bowen, R.Grenfell, D. R.Mitchison, G. R.
Bramall, C. A.Grey, C. F.Monslow, W.
Brook, D. (Halifax)Grierson, E.Moody, A. S.
Brooks, T. J. (Rothwell)Griffiths, D. (Rother Valley)Morley, R.
Broughton, Dr. A. D. D.Guest, Dr. L. HadenMorris, Lt.-Col. H. (Sheffield, C.)
Brown, T. J. (Ince)Haire, John E. (Wycombe)Morris, P. (Swansea, W.)
Burden, T. W.Hall, Rt. Hon. GlenvilMorris, Hopkin (Carmarthen)
Burke, W. A.Hamilton, Lt.-Col R.Morrison, Rt. Hon H. (Lewisham, E.)
Callaghan, JamesHardy, E. A.Mort, D. L.
Champion, A. J.Henderson, Joseph (Ardwick)Moyle, A.
Chater, D.Herbison, Miss M.Neal, H. (Claycross)
Chetwynd, G. R.Hobson, C. R.Nichol, Mrs. M. E. (Bradford, N)
Cluse, W. S.Holman, P.Noel-Baker, Capt. F. E. (Brentford)
Cobb, F. A.Holmes H. E. (Hemsworth)Noel-Buxton, Lady
Cooks, F. S.Houghton, DouglasPaget, R. T.
Collindridge, F.Hoy, J.Paling, Rt. Hon. Wilfred (Wentworth)
Collins, V. J.Hubbard, T.Palmer, A. M. F.
Colman, Miss G. M.Hughes, Emrys (S. Ayr)Pannell, T. C.
Cook, T. F.Hughes, Hector (Aberdeen, N.)Parker, J.
Cooper, G.Hughes, H. D. (Wolverhampton, W.)Pearson, A.
Corlett, Dr. J.Hynd, H. (Hackney, C.)Piratin, P.
Cove, W. G.Hynd, J. B. (Attercliffe)Platts-Mills, J. F. F.
Crossman, R. H. S.Janner, B.Poole, Cecil (Lichfield)
Daggar, G.Jeger, G. (Winchester)Porter, E. (Warrington)
Daines, P.Jenkins, R. H.Porter, G. (Leeds)
Davies, Rt. Hon. Clement (Montgomery)Jones, D. T. (Hartlepools)Price, M. Philips
Davies, Edward (Burslem)Kendall, W. D.Proctor, W. T.
Davies, Ernest (Enfield)Kenyon, C.Pryde, D. J.
Davies, Harold (Leek)Key, Rt. Hon. C. W.Randall, H. E.
Davies, Haydn (St. Pancras, S. W.)King, E. M.Ranger, J.
Davies, R. J. (Westhoughton)Kinghorn, Sqn.-Ldr. E.Rankin, J.
Deer, G.Kinley, J.Rees-Williams, D. R.
de Freitas, GeoffreyKirby, B. V.Reeves, J.
Reid, T. (Swindon)Steele, T.Watson, W. M.
Richards, R.Stokes, R. R.Webb, M. (Bradford, C.)
Roberts, Goronwy (Caernarvonshire)Strachey, Rt. Hon. J.Weitzman, D.
Roberts, W. (Cumberland, N.)Stross, Dr. B.Wells, P. L. (Faversham)
Robertson, J. J. (Berwick)Stubbs, A. E.Wheatley, Rt. Hn. J. T. (Edinb'gh)
Robinson, Kenneth (St. Pancras, N)Summerskill, Rt Hon. EdithWhite, H. (Derbyshire, N. E.)
Rogers, G. H. R.Sylvester, G. O.Whiteley, Rt. Hon. W.
Royle, C.Taylor, H. B. (Mansfield)Wigg, George
Sharp, GranvilleTaylor, R. J. (Morpeth)Wilkins, W. A.
Shurmer, P.Taylor, Dr. S. (Barnet)Willey, F. T. (Sunderland)
Silverman, J. (Erdington)Thomas, D. E. (Aberdare)Williams, D. J. (Neath)
Skeffington, A. M.Thomas, George (Cardiff)Williams, J. L. (Kelvingrove)
Skeffington-Lodge, T. C.Thurtle, ErnestWilliams, Rt. Hon. T. (Don Valley)
Skinnard, F. W.Timmons, J.Williams, W. R. (Heston)
Smith, H. N. (Nottingham, S.)Titterington, M. F.Wills, Mrs. E. A.
Smith, S. H. (Hull, S. W.)Tolley, L.Wise, Major F. J.
Snow, J. W.Tomlinson, Rt. Hon. G.Wyatt, W.
Solley, L. J.Walker, G. H.Younger, Hon Kenneth
Sorensen, R. W.Wallace, G. D. (Chislehurst)Zilliacus, K.
Soskice, Rt. Hon. Sir FrankWallace, H. W. (Walthamstow, E.)
Sparks, J. A.Watkins, T. E.TELLERS FOR THE AYES:
Mr. Hannan and Mr. Bowden
NOES
Agnew, Cmdr. P. G.Holmes, Sir J. Stanley (Harwich)Orr-Ewing, I. L.
Amory, D. HeathcoatHudson, Rt. Hon. R. S. (Southport)Osborne, C.
Anderson, Rt. Hn. Sir J. (Scot Univ.)Hurd, A.Peake, Rt. Hon O.
Baldwin, A. E.Jennings, R.Pickthorn, K.
Barlow, Sir J.Keeling, E. H.Poole, O. B. S. (Oswestry)
Bennett, Sir P.Lambert, Hon. G.Renton, D.
Birch, NigelLancaster, Col. C. G.Robertson, Sir D. (Streatham)
Boles, Lt.-Col. D. C. (Wells)Legge-Bourke, Maj. E. A. H.Robinson, Roland (Blackpool, S.)
Bower, N.Lennox-Boyd, A. T.Ross, Sir R. D. (Londonderry)
Boyd-Carpenter, J. A.Lloyd, Maj. Guy (Renfrew, E.)Scott, Lord W.
Bromley-Davenport, Lt.-Cot. W.Low, A. R. W.Shepherd, W. S. (Bucklow)
Buchan-Hepburn, P. G. T.Lucas, Major Sir J.Smithers, Sir W.
Butcher, H. W.Lucas-Tooth, Sir H.Spearman, A. C. M.
Carson, E.MacAndrew, Col. Sir C.Stanley, Rt. Hon. O.
Cole, T. L.McFarlane, C. S.Strauss, Henry (English Universities)
Cooper-Key, E. M.Mackeson, Brig. H. R.Taylor, C. S. (Eastbourne)
Crookshank, Capt. Rt. Hon. H. F. C.McKie, J. H. (Galloway)Taylor, Vice-Adm. E. A. (P'dd't'n, S.)
Crowder, Capt. John E.Maclay, Hon. J. S.Teeling, William
De la Bère, R.Macpherson, N. (Dumfries)Thomas, J. P. L. (Hereford)
Digby, Simon WingfieldManningham-Buller, R. E.Thorneycroft, G. E. P. (Monmouth)
Dodds-Parker, A. D.Marlowe, A. A. H.Thornton-Kemsley, C. N.
Drayson, G. B.Marshall, D. (Bodmin)Touche, G. C.
Dugdale, Maj. Sir T. (Richmond)Marshall, S. H. (Sutton)Turton, R. H.
Duthie, W. S.Mellor, Sir J.Wheatley, Col. M. J. (Dorset, E.)
Elliot, Lieut.-Col. Rt. Hon. WalterMoore, Lt.-Col. Sir T.Williams, C. (Torquay)
Fleming, Sqn.-Ldr. E. L.Morris-Jones, Sir H.Williams, Gerald (Tonbridge)
Gammans, L. D.Morrison, Rt. Hon. W. S. (C'nc'ster)Winterton, Rt. Hon. Earl
Glyn, Sir R.Mott-Radclyffe, C. E.York, C.
Grimston, R. V.Neven-Spence, Sir B.Young, Sir A. S. L. (Partick)
Hannon, Sir P. (Moseley)Nicholson, G.
Harden, J. R. E.Nield, B. (Chester)TELLERS FOR THE NOES:
Head, Brig. A. H.Noble, Comdr. A. H. P.Mr. Studholme and Major Conant.
Hollis, M. C.Odey, G. W.