Orders of the Day — Clause 1. — (Transfer of Burden of Proof in Certain Cases.)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th July 1952.

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Photo of Mr Lynn Ungoed-Thomas Mr Lynn Ungoed-Thomas , Leicester North East 12:00 am, 11th July 1952

The hon. and learned Gentleman will appreciate that we pressed hard a very reasonable proposal before the decision of the House was taken. Our proposal was rejected, as also the proposal brought forward by the hon. and learned Member. That, of course, puts an entirely different complexion on the situation.