Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th November 1966.

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Photo of Mr Edward Heath Mr Edward Heath , Bexley 12:00 am, 24th November 1966

We cannot take a general debate on economic affairs as being a substitute for a debate on particular Orders laid by the Government. We must press the Leader of the House that, when these Orders are of importance, the Government should give time for them to be taken as the first Order of the Day and not late at night, after other business.