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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).—[Mr. R. A. Butler.]

The House divided: Ayes 236, Noes 192.

Division No. 21.]AYES[3.50 p.m.
Agnew, Sir PeterFort, R.Lancaster, Col. C. G.
Aitken, W. T.Fraser, Hon. Hugh (Stone)Langford-Holt, J. A.
Alport, C. J. M.Fraser, Sir Ian (M'ombe & Lonsdale)Leather, E. H. C.
Anstruther-Gray, Major Sir WilliamFreeth, DenzilLeavey, J. A.
Arbuthnot, JohnGammans, LadyLeburn, W. G.
Ashton, H.Garner-Evans, E. H.Legge-Bourke, Maj. E. A. H.
Atkins, H. E.George, J. C. (Pollock)Legh, Hon. Peter (Petersfield)
Baldock, Lt.-Cmdr. J. M.Gibson-Watt, D.Lennox-Boyd, Rt. Hon. A. T.
Baldwin, A. E.Glover, D.Lindsay, Hon. James (Devon, N.)
Balniel, LordGlyn, Col. Richard H.Lindsay, Martin (Solihull)
Barlow, Sir JohnGodber, J. B.Linstead, Sir H. N.
Barter, JohnGoodhart, PhilipLlewellyn, D. T.
Bell, Ronald (Bucks, S.)Gough, C. F. H.Lloyd, Maj. Sir Guy (Renfrew, E.)
Bennett, F. M. (Torquay)Gower, H. R.Low, Rt. Hon. Sir Toby
Bennett, Dr. ReginaldGraham, Sir FergusLucas-Tooth, Sir Hugh
Bevins, J. R. (Toxteth)Grant, W. (Woodside)McAdden, S. J.
Bidgood, J. C.Grant-Ferris, Wg Cdr. R. (Nantwich)Macdonald, Sir Peter
Biggs-Davison, J. A.Green, A.Mackeson, Brig. Sir Harry
Bingham, R. M.Gresham Cooke, R.McKibbin, Alan
Birch, Rt. Hon. NigelGrimston, Sir Robert (Westbury)Mackie, J. H. (Galloway)
Bishop, F. P.Grosvenor, Lt.-Col. R. G.Maclay, Rt. Hon. John
Black, C. W.Gurden, HaroldMaclean, Sir Fitzroy (Lancaster)
Body, R. F.Hall, John (Wycombe)MacLeod, John (Ross & Cromarty)
Boothby, Sir RobertHarris, Reader (Heston)Macpherson, Niall (Dumfries)
Bossom, Sir AlfredHarrison, A. B. C. (Maldon)Maddan, Martin
Boyle, Sir EdwardHarrison, Col. J. H. (Eye)Maitland, Cdr. J. F. W. (Horncastle)
Bromley-Davenport, Lt.-Col. W. H.Harvey, Sir Arthur Vere (Macclesf'd)Maitland, Hon. Patrick (Lanark)
Brooman-White, R. C.Harvey, John (Walthamstow, E.)Manningham-Buller, Rt. Hn. Sir R.
Browne, J. Nixon (Craigton)Head, Rt. Hon. A. H.Markham, Major Sir Frank
Butcher, Sir HerbertHeald, Rt. Hon. Sir LionelMarlowe, A. A. H.
Butler, Rt.Hn.R.A. (Saffron Walden)Heath, Rt. Hon. E. R. G.Marshall, Douglas
Gary, Sir RobertHenderson, John (Cathcart)Mathew, R.
Channon, Sir HenryHenderson-Stewart, Sir JamesMaudling, Rt. Hon. R.
Chichester-Clark, R.Hill, Rt. Hon. Charles (Luton)Mawby, R. L.
Churchill, Rt. Hon. Sir WinstonHill, John (S. Norfolk)Maydon, Lt.-Comdr, S. L. C.
Clarke, Brig. Terence (Portsmth, W.)Hinchingbrooke, ViscountMilligan, Rt. Hon. W. R.
Cole, NormanHirst, GeoffreyMolson, Rt. Hon. Hugh
Conant, Maj. Sir RogerHobson,John (Warwick & Leam'gt'n)Moore, Sir Thomas
Cooke, RobertHolland-Martin, C. J.Morrison, John (Salisbury)
Cooper, A. E.Hornby, R. P.Nabarro, G. D. N.
Cordeaux, Lt.-Col. J. K.Hornsby-Smith, Miss M. P.Nicholls, Harmar
Corfield, Capt. F. V.Horobin, Sir IanNicholson, Godfrey (Farnham)
Craddock, Beresford (Spelthorne)Howard, Hon. Greville (St. Ives)Nicolson, N. (B'n'm'th, E. & Chr'ch)
Crosthwaite-Eyre, Col. O. E.Hughes-Young, M. H. C.Oakshott, H. D.
Cunningham, KnoxHulbert, Sir NormanO'Neill, Hn. Phelim (Co. Antrim,N.)
Currie, G. B. H.Hurd, A. R.Ormsby-Gore, Rt. Hon. W. D.
Davidson, ViscountessHutchison, Sir Ian Clark (E'b'gh, W.)Page, R. G.
D'Avigdor-Goldsmid, Sir HenryHutchison, Sir James (Scotstoun)Pannell, N. A. (Kirkdale)
Deedes, W. F.Hutchison, Michael Clark (E'b'gh, S.)Partridge, E.
Digby, Simon WingfieldHyde, MontgomeryPeel, W. J.
Donaldson, Cmdr. C. E. McA.Hylton-Foster, Rt. Hon. Sir HarryPeyton, J. W. W.
Doughty, C. J. A.Iremonger, T. L.Pickthorn, K. W. M.
Drayson, G. B.Irvine, Bryant Godman (Rye)Pilkington, Capt. R. A.
du Cann, E. D. L.Jenkins, Robert (Dulwich)Pitman, I. J.
Duncan, Sir JamesJohnson, Dr. Donald (Carlisle)Pott, H. P.
Duthie, W. S.Johnson, Eric (Blackley)Powell, J. Enoch
Elliot, Rt. Hon. W. E. (Kelvingrove)Joseph, Sir KeithPrice, David (Eastleigh)
Elliott, R.W. (Newcastle upon Tyne, N)Kaberry, D.Price, Henry (Lewisham, W.)
Emmet, Hon. Mrs. EvelynKeegan, D.Prior-Palmer, Brig. O. L.
Errington, Sir EricKerby, Capt. H. B.Profumo, J. D.
Farey-Jones, F. W.Kerr, Sir HamiltonRawlinson, Peter
Fell, A.Kershaw, J. A.Redmayne, M.
Finlay, GraemeKirk, P. M.Remnant, Hon. P.
Fisher, NigelLagden, G. W.Renton, D. L. M.
Fletcher-Cooke, C.Lambert, Hon. G.Ridsdale, J. E.
Robertson, Sir DavidTaylor, William (Bradford, N.)Wall, Major Patrick
Roper, Sir HaroldTeeling, W.Ward, Rt. Hon. G. R. (Worcester)
Scott-Miller, Cmdr. R.Temple, John M.Ward, Dame Irene (Tynemouth)
Sharples, R. C.Thomas, Leslie (Canterbury)Webbe, Sir H.
Smyth, Brig. Sir John (Norwood)Thomas, P. J. M. (Conway)Whitelaw, W. S. I.
Spearman, Sir AlexanderThompson, Kenneth (Walton)Williams, Paul (Sunderland, S.)
Speir, R. M.Thompson, Lt.-Cmdr.R. (Croydon,S.)Williams, R. Dudley (Exeter)
Spens, Rt. Hn. Sir P. (Kens'gt'n, S.)Thorneycroft, Rt. Hon. P.Wills, G. (Bridgwater)
Stanley, Capt. Hon. RichardThornton-Kemsley, C. N.Wood, Hon. R.
Stevens, GeoffreyTilney, John (Wavertree)Woollam, John Victor
Steward, Harold (Stockport, S.)Turton, Rt. Hon. R. HYates, William (The Wrekin)
Steward, Sir William (Woolwich, W.)Tweedsmuir, Lady
Storey, S.Vane, W. M. F.TELLERS FOR THE AYES
Summers, Sir SpencerVickers, Miss JoanMr. Barber and Mr. Bryan
Sumner, W. D. M. (Orpington)Wakefield, Sir Wavell (St. M'lebone)
NOES
Ainsley, J. W.Healey, DenisPentland, N.
Allaun, Frank (Salford, E.)Henderson, Rt. Hn. A. (Rwly Regis)Plummer, Sir Leslie
Allen, Arthur (Bosworth)Hewitson, Capt. M.Popplewell, E.
Allen, Scholefield (Crewe)Hobson, C. R. (Keighley)Prentice, R. E.
Awbery, S. S.Holman, P.Probert, A. R.
Baird, J.Holmes, HoraceRandall, H. E.
Balfour, A.Holt, A. F.Rankin, John
Bence, C. R. (Dunbartonshire, E.)Howell, Charles (Perry Barr)Redhead, E. C.
Benn, Hn. Wedgwood (Bristol, S.E.)Hoy, J. H.Reeves, J.
Beswick, FrankHughes, Cledwyn (Anglesey)Robens, Rt. Hon. A.
Bevan, Rt. Hon. A. (Ebbw Vale)Hughes, Emrys (S. Ayrshire)Roberts, Albert (Normanton)
Blackburn, F.Hunter, A. E.Roberts, Goronwy (Caernarvon)
Blenkinsop, A.Hynd, H. (Accrington)Robinson, Kenneth (St. Pancras, N.)
Blyton, W. R.Irvine, A. J. (Edge Hill)Rogers, George (Kensington, N.)
Boardman, H.Irving, Sydney (Dartford)Ross, William
Bottomley, Rt. Hon. A. G.Isaacs, Rt. Hon. G. A.Royle, C.
Bowden, H. W. (Leicester, S.W)Jay, Rt. Hon. D. P. T.Shinwell, Rt. Hon. E.
Bowen, E. R. (Cardigan)Jeger, George (Goole)Silverman, Julius (Aston)
Bowles, F. G.Jeger, Mrs. Lena (Holbn & St.Pncs,S.)Silverman, Sydney (Nelson)
Boyd, T. C.Jenkins, Roy (Stechford)Simmons, C. J. (Brierley Hill)
Brockway, A. F.Johnson, James (Rugby)Slater, Mrs. H. (Stoke, N.)
Brown, Rt. Hon. George (Belper)Johnston, Douglas (Paisley)Slater, J. (Sedgefield)
Brown, Thomas (Ince)Jones, Rt. Hon. A. Creech (Wakefield)Smith, Ellis (Stoke, S.)
Burton, Miss F. E.Jones, David (The Hartlepools)Snow, J. W.
Butler, Herbert (Hackney, C.)Jones, T. W. (Merioneth)Sorensen, R. W.
Butler, Mrs. Joyce (Wood Green)Key, Rt. Hon. C. W.Soskice. Rt. Hon. Sir Frank
Champion, A. J.King, Dr. H. M.Sparks, J. A.
Chapman, W. D.Lawson, G. M.Steele, T.
Chetwynd, G. R.Logan, D. G.Stewart, Michael (Fulham)
Clunie, J.Mabon, Dr. J. DicksonStonehouse, John
Coldrick, W.McGhee, H. G.Stones, W. (Consett)
Collick, P. H. (Birkenhead)McInnes, J.Stross,Dr.Barnett (Stoke-on-Trent,C.)
Collins, V. J. (Shoreditch & Finsbury)McKay, John (Wallsend)Swingler, S. T.
Craddock, George (Bradford, S.)McLeavy, FrankSylvester, G. O.
Cronin, J. D.MacMillan, M. K. (Western Isles)Taylor, Bernard (Mansfield)
Crossman, R. H. S.MacPherson, Malcolm (Stirling)Taylor, John (West Lothian)
Darling, George (Hillsborough)Mallalieu, E. L. (Brigg)Thomas, George (Cardiff)
Davies,Rt.Hn.Clement(Montgomery)Mallalieu, J. P. W. (Huddersfd, E.)Thornton, E.
Davies, Ernest (Enfield, E.)Mann, Mrs. JeanTomney, F.
Davies, Harold (Leek)Marquand, Rt. Hon. H. A.Usborne, H. C
Davies, Stephen (Merthyr)Mason, RoyWade, D. W.
Deer, G.Mellish, R. J.Warbey, W. N.
Diamond, JohnMesser, Sir F.Watkins, T. E.
Dodds, N. N.Mitchison, G. R.Wells, Percy (Faversham)
Dugdale, Rt. Hn. John (W. Brmwch)Monslow, W.West, D. G.
Dye, S.Morris, Percy (Swansea, W.)Wheeldon, W. E.
Ede, Rt. Hon. J. C.Morrison, Rt.Hn. Herbert (Lewis'm,S.)White, Mrs. Eirene (E. Flint)
Edelman, M.Mort, D. L.White, Henry (Derbyshire, N. E.)
Edwards, Rt. Hon. John (Brighouse)Moss, R.Wigg, George
Evans, Albert (Islingon, S.W.)Moyle, A.Wilcock, Group Capt. C. A. B.
Fernyhough, E.Mulley, F. W.Willey, Frederick
Finch, H. J.Neal, Harold (Bolsover)Williams, Rev. Llywelyn (Ab'tillery)
Fletcher, EricOliver, G. H.Williams, Rt. Hon. T. (Don Valley)
Fraser, Thomas (Hamilton)Oram, A. E.Williams, W. R. (Openshaw)
Grenfell, Rt. Hon. D. R.Orbach, M.Willis, Eustace (Edinburgh, E.)
Grey, C. F.Owen, W. J.Wilson, Rt. Hon. Harold (Huyton)
Griffiths, Rt. Hon. James (Llanelly)Padley, W. EWinterbottom, Richard
Griffiths, William (Exchange)Paget, R. T.Woodburn, Rt. Hon. A.
Grimond, J.Pannell, Charles (Leeds, W.)Woof, R. E.
Hale, LesliePargiter, G. A.Yates, V. (Ladywood)
Hall, Rt. Hn. Glenvil (Colne Valley)Parker, J.Younger, Rt. Hon. K.
Hamilton, W. W.Parkin, B. T.Zilliacus, K.
Hannan, W.Paton, John
Harrison, J. (Nottingham, N.)Pearson, A.TELLERS FOR THE NOES:
Hayman, F. H.Peart, T. F.Mr. Short and Mr. J. T. Price