Business of the House

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 21st May 1963.

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Photo of Sir Godfrey Nicholson Sir Godfrey Nicholson , Farnham 12:00 am, 21st May 1963

On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. May I ask my right hon. Friend the Leader of the House a question about the business for today?

Photo of Sir Harry Hylton-Foster Sir Harry Hylton-Foster , Cities of London and Westminster

I do not know what this is all about, but this would seem a somewhat inopportune moment to do that. I am unaware of any principle on which I could accede to the request of the hon. Member.

Photo of Sir Godfrey Nicholson Sir Godfrey Nicholson , Farnham

The second Order of the Day is a Statutory Instrument and has not been considered by the Select Committee on Statutory Instruments.

Photo of Sir Harry Hylton-Foster Sir Harry Hylton-Foster , Cities of London and Westminster

If and when we get to it—and I say "if and when"—then no doubt the hon. Member can raise that matter, by which time the Committee may have done what is has to do.