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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd November 1949.

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Photo of Sir Frank Medlicott Sir Frank Medlicott , Norfolk Eastern 12:00 am, 3rd November 1949

Is the right hon. Gentleman proposing to give any time for consideration of the Motion which appears on the Order Paper in the name of the hon. Member for Darwen (Mr. Prescott) relating to Members' salaries?

[That this House regrets that, in view of the necessity in the present economic crisis to give a lead to all sections of the community, no proposal was made in the Prime Minister's statement to the House of 24th October to effect a reduction in the salaries of Ministers and Members of Parliament, respectively, of 25 per cent.]