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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)."—[The Prime Minister.]

The House divided: Ayes. 250; Noes, 105.

Division No. 257.]AYES[3.35 p.m.
Adams, Richard (Balham)Evans, Albert (Islington, W.)Macpherson, T. (Romford)
Albu, A. H.Evans, E. (Lowestoft)Mainwaring, W. H.
Allen, A. C. (Bosworth)Evans, John (Ogmore)Mallalieu, J. P. W. (Huddersfield)
Anderson, A. (Motherwell)Evans, S. N. (Wednesbury)Mann, Mrs. J.
Attewell, H. C.Ewart, R.Manning, Mrs. L. (Epping)
Attlee, Rt. Hon. C. R.Farthing, W. J.Mothers, Rt. Hon. George
Austin, H. LewisFernyhough, E.Mellish, R. J.
Awbery, S. S.Field, Capt. W. J.Monslow, W.
Ayrton Gould, Mrs. B.Follick, M.Morley, R.
Bacon, Miss A.Foot, M. M.Morris, Lt.-Col. H. (Sheffield, C.)
Balfour, A.Forman, J. C.Morris, Hopkin (Carmarthen)
Barstow, P. G.Fraser, Sir I. (Lonsdale)Morrison, Rt. Hon. H. (Lewisham, E.)
Barton, C.Ganley, Mrs. C. S.Mort, D. L.
Battley, J. R.Gilzean, A.Moyle, A.
Bechervaise, A. E.Glanville, J. E. (Consett)Nally, W.
Bellenger, Rt. Hon. F. J.Gooch, E. G.Naylor, T. E.
Beswick, F.Goodrich, H. E.Neal, H. (Claycross)
Bevan, Rt. Hon. A. (Ebbw Vale)Granville, E. (Eye)Nichol, Mrs. M. E. (Bradford, N.)
Bing, G. H. C.Greenwood, Rt. Hon. A. (Wakefield)Oldfieid, W. H.
Binns, J.Greenwood, A. W. J. (Heywood)Orbach, M.
Blackburn, A. R.Grenfell, D. R.Paget, R. T.
Blenkinsop, A.Grierson, E.Palmer, A. M. F.
Blyton, W. R.Griffiths, D. (Rother Valley)Pannell, T. C.
Boardman, H.Griffiths, W. D. (Moss Side)Parker, J.
Bottomley, A. G.Guest, Dr. L. HadenParkin, B. T.
Bowen, R.Gunter, R. J.Paton, Mrs. F. (Rushcliffe)
Braddock, Mrs. E. M. (L'pl, Exch'ge)Haire, John E. (Wycombe)Paton, J. (Norwich)
Braddock, T. (Mitcham)Hale, LesliePlatts-Mills, J. F. F.
Braithwaite, Lt.-Cmdr. J. G.Hamilton, Lieut.-Col. R.Popplewell, E.
Brook, D. (Halifax)Hannan, W. (Maryhill)Porter, E. (Warrington)
Broughton, Dr. A. D. D.Hardman, D. R.Porter, G. (Leeds)
Brown, George (Belper)Hardy, E. A.Proctor, W. T.
Brown, T. J. (Ince)Harris, H. Wilson (Cambridge Univ.)Pryde, D. J.
Bruce, Maj. D. W. T.Harrison, J.Randall, H. E.
Burden, T. W.Henderson, Rt. Hon. A. (Kingswinford)Rankin, J.
Burke, W. A.Henderson, Joseph (Ardwick)Reeves, J.
Butler, H. W. (Hackney, S.)Hewitson, Capt. M.Reid, T. (Swindon)
Byers, FrankHobson, C. R.Roberts, Emrys (Merioneth)
Carmichael, JamesHolman, P.Robinson, Kenneth (St. Pancras, N.)
Chamberlain, R. A.Holmes, H. E. (Hemsworth)Ross, William (Kilmarnock)
Champion, A. J.Houghton, DouglasScott-Elliot, W.
Chafer, D.Hoy, J.Segal, Dr. S.
Chetwynd, G. R.Hudson, J. H. (Ealing, W.)Sharp, Granville
Cluse, W. S.Hughes, Emrys (S. Ayr)Shinwell, Rt. Hon. E.
Cobb, F. A.Hughes, Hector (Aberdeen, N.)Shurmer, P.
Cocks, F. S.Hughes, H. D. (W'lverh'pton, W.)Silkin, Rt. Hon. L.
Coldrick, W.Hynd, H. (Hackney, C.)Silverman, J. (Erdington)
Collindridge, F.Hynd, J. B. (Attercliffe)Silverman, S. S. (Nelson)
Colman, Miss G. M.Irvine, A. J. (Liverpool)Simmons, C. J.
Comyns, Dr. L.Jay, D. P. T.Skeffington-Lodge, T. C.
Cooper, G.Jeger, G. (Winchester)Skinnard, F. W.
Corlett, Dr. J.Jeger, Dr. S. W. (St. Pancras, S. E.)Smith, Ellis (Stoke)
Cove, W. G.Jenkins, R. H.Smith, H. N. (Nottingham, S.)
Crawley, A.Johnston, DouglasSmith, S. H. (Hull, S. W.)
Cullen, Mrs.Keenan, W.Snow, J. W.
Daggar, G.Key, Rt. Hon. C. W.Solley, L. J.
Daines, P.Kinley, J.Sorensen, R.
Davies, Rt. Hn. Clement (Montgomery)Kirkwood, Rt. Hon. D.Soskice, Rt. Hon. Sir Frank
Davies, Edward (Burslem)Lee, F. (Hulme)Stewart, Michael (Fulham, E.)
Davies, Ernest (Enfield)Lee, Miss J. (Cannock)Stokes, R. R.
Davies, Harold (Leek)Leonard, W.Swingler, S.
Davies, Haydn (St. Pancras, S. W.)Lewis, A. W. J. (Upton)Sylvester, G. O.
Davies, R. J. (Westhoughton)Lindsay, K. M. (Comb'd Eng. Univ.)Symonds, A. L.
Davies, S. O. (Merthyr)Lipson, D. L.Taylor, R. J. (Morpeth)
Deer, G.Lipton, Lt.-Col. M.Thomas, D. E. (Aberdare)
Delargy, H. J.Logan, D. G.Thorneycroft, Harry (Clayton)
Dodds, N. N.Longden, F.Thurtle, Ernest
Donovan, T.Lyne, A. W.Tiffany, S.
Driberg, T. E. N.McAdam, W.Timmons, J.
Dugdale, J. (W. Bromwich)McGhee, H. G.Tolley, L.
Dumpleton, C. W.Mack, J. D.Ungoed-Thomas, L.
Ede, Rt. Hon. J. C.McKay, J. (Wallsend)Vernon, Maj. W. F.
Edelman, M.McKinley, A. S.Viant, S. P.
Edwards, Rt. Hon. N. (Caerphilly)McLeavy, F.Wallace, G. D. (Chislehurst)
Edwards, W. J. (Whitechapel)MacPherson, Malcolm (Stirling)Wallace, H. W. (Walthamstow, E)
Warbey, W. N.Whiteley, Rt. Hon. W.Wilson, Rt. Hon. J. H.
Watkins, T. E.Wigg, GeorgeWoodburn, Rt. Hon. A.
Watson, W. M.Wilkins, W. A.Woods, G. S.
Webb, M. (Bradford, C.)Willey, F. T. (Sunderland)Wyatt, W.
Wells, P. L. (Faversham)Williams, J. L. (Kelvingrove)Yates, V. F.
Wells, W. T. (Walsall)Williams, Ronald (Wigan)Younger, Hon. Kenneth
West, D. G.Williams, W. T. (Hammersmith, S.)Zilliacus, K.
Wheatley, Rt. Hn. John (Edinb'gh, E.)Williams, W. R. (Heston)
White, H. (Derbyshire, N. E.)Willis, E.TELLERS FOR THE AYES:
Mr. Pearson and Mr. Bowden.
NOES
Agnew, Cmdr P. G.Grimston R. V.Peto, Brig. C. H. M.
Amory, D. HeathcoatHarvey, Air-Comdre. A. V.Ponsonby, Col. C. E.
Assheton, Rt. Hon. R.Head, Brig. A. H.Poole, O. B. S. (Oswestry)
Baldwin, A. E.Hollis, M. C.Prior-Palmer, Brig. O.
Barlow, Sir J.Holmes, Sir J. Stanley (Harwich)Raikes, H. V.
Baxter, A. B.Hudson, Rt. Hon. R. S. (Southport)Rayner, Brig. R.
Beamish, Maj. T. V. H.Hulbert, Wing-Cdr. N. J.Reed, Sir S. (Aylesbury)
Birch, NigelHutchison, Lt.-Cm. Clark (E'b'rgh, W.)Roberts, P. G. (Ecclesall)
Bower, N.Hutchison, Col. J. R. (Glasgow, C.)Robertson, Sir D. (Streatham)
Boyd-Carpenter, J. A.Jeffreys, General Sir G.Robinson, Roland (Blackpool, S.)
Bromley-Davenport, Lt.-Col. W.Keeling, E. H.Ropner, Col. L.
Buchan-Hepburn, P. G. T.Lambert, Hon. G.Sanderson, Sir F.
Butcher, H. W.Lancaster, Col. C. G.Savory, Prof. D. L.
Channon, H.Langford-Holt, J.Scott, Lord W.
Clarke, Col. R. S.Lindsay, M. (Solihull)Shephard, S. (Newark)
Cooper-Key, E. M.Lloyd, Maj. Guy (Renfrew, E.)Smithers, Sir W.
Crosthwaite-Eyre, Col. O. E.MacAndrew, Col. Sir C.Spence, H. R.
Crawder, Capt. John E.McCallum, Maj. D.Stewart, J. Henderson (Fife, E.)
Davidson, ViscountessMacdonald, Sir P. (I. of Wight)Strauss, Henry (English Universities)
De la Bère, R.McFarlane, C. S.Stuart, Rt. Hon. J. (Moray)
Dodds-Parker, A. D.Mackeson, Brig. H. R.Studholme, H. G.
Dower, Col. A. V. G. (Penrith)McKie, J. H. (Galloway)Sutcliffe, H.
Drayson, G. B.Maclay, Hon. J. S.Taylor, Vice-Adm. E. A. (P'dd't'n, S.)
Drewe, C.Macmillan, Rt. Hon. Harold (Bromley)Thorneycroft, G. E. P. (Monmoulh)
Dugdale, Maj. Sir T. (Richmond)Maitland, Comdr. J. W.Thornton-Kemsley, C. N.
Eccles, D. M.Marlowe, A. A. H.Thorp, Brigadier R. A. F.
Eden, Rt. Hon. A.Marples, A. E.Touche, G. C.
Elliot, Lieut.-Col. Rt. Hon. WalterMarsden, Capt. A.Wakefield, Sir W. W.
Erroll, F. J.Marshall, D. (Bodmin)Ward, Hon. G. R.
Fleming, Sqn.-Ldr. E. L.Mellor, Sir J.Webbe, Sir H. (Abbey)
Fletcher, W. (Bury)Moore, Lt.-Col. Sir T.Williams, C. (Torquay)
Fyfe, Rt. Hon. Sir D. P. M.Morrison, Maj. J. G. (Salisbury)Willoughby de Eresby, Lord
Galbraith, Cmdr. T. D. (Pollok)Mott-Radclyffe, C. E.Young, Sir A. S. L. (Partick)
George, Maj. Rt. Hn. G. Lloyd (P'ke)Neven-Spence, Sir B.
Glyn, Sir R.Noble, Comdr. A. H. P.TELLERS FOR THE NOES:
Gomme-Duncan, Col. A.Peart, T. F.Major Conant and
Colonel Wheatley.