INDEX

INDEX
STANDING COMMITTEES

SESSION 1967–68

STANDING COMMITTEE C

Page
MAINTENANCE ORDERS BILL 1
SUNDAY ENTERTAINMENTS BILL 2
DOMESTIC AND APPELLATE PROCEEDINGS (RESTRICTION OF PUBLICITY) BILL 5
NATIONAL LOTTERY BILL 6
LOCAL AUTHORITIES' MUTUAL INVESTMENT TRUST BILL 7
DIVORCE REFORM BILL 8
TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (AMENDMENT) BILL 12
RENAL TRANSPLANTATION BILL 13
EMPLOYER'S LIABILITY (DEFECTIVE EQUIPMENT) BILL 15
LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILL [Lords] 16

MAINTENANCE ORDERS BILL

Standing Committee C

B

Bill:

As amended, to be reported, 8.

C

Chairman:

Thanks to, 8.

Clause 1:

(Increase of maximum payments for children): 3–8.

Amendment, 3–7.

Agreed to, 7.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 7–8; Agreed to, 8.

Clauses 2, 3 and 4:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 8.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 7–8.

Sittings, 3.

G

Gresham Cooke, Mr. Robert:

Increase of maximum payments for children, 7–8.

H

Hogg, Rt. Hon. Quintin:

Chairman thanks to, 8.

Increase of maximum payments for children, 3–4, 5–7.

Amendment, 3.

Agreed to, 7.

O

Oakes, Mr. Gordon:

Increase of maximum payments for children, 4.

T

Taverne, Mr. Dick, Under-Secretary of State, Home Office:

Chairman thanks to, 8.

Increase of maximum payments for children, 4–5.

SUNDAY ENTERTAINMENTS BILL

Standing Committee C

A

Alison, Mr. Michael:

Power of Local Authority to impose restrictions, 165–6; 2R Motion, 168, 169–70, 176, 184.

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 10–11, 16, 31, 50–1, 52, 54–8, 60–1, 62, 92.

Provisions as to Sunday employment, 150–1.

Archer, Mr. Peter:

Prevention of nuisance and annoyance arising out of competitive sports, etc., on Sunday, 2R Motion, 163–4, 166.

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 5–7, 8–9, 29, 32, 45, 48, 77, 84–7.

Provisions as to Sunday employment, 153.

B

Biggs-Davison, Mr. John:

Power of Local Authority to impose restrictions, 177.

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 21, 27, 30, 31, 42, 43, 66–9, 72, 96.

Short title, extent and commencement, 141–2.

Bill:

As amended, to be reported, 187.

Bishop, Mr. E. S.:

Penalties, 101, 102.

Power of Local Authority to impose restrictions, 170–4, 177, 178, 180–1, 184.

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 11–12, 13, 35–7, 42, 43, 46, 47, 63, 74, 93–6.

Amendments, 35.

Agreed to, 98.

Negatived, 98.

Short title, extent and commencement, 129–30, 131–2.

Black, Sir Cyril:

Chairman, thanks to, 188.

Clause 3:

Amendments, 99.

Negatived, 99.

Penalties, 99–101, 103.

Amendment, 99.

Withdrawn, 103.

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 13, 17–19, 20, 21, 22–4, 29, 35, 44, 45, 78–84, 91.

Provisions as to Sunday employment, 2R Motion, 147–50, 154, 158–9.

Restriction on number of performances, 2R Motion, 145–6.

Saving for places of worship, 2R Motion, 159–60, 161.

Short title, extent and commencement, 104, 116–20, 122, 123, 128, 134, 138–40, 144.

C

Chairman:

Committee Procedure:

Amendments:

Calling of, 3.

Discussing of together, 3, 4–5, 20, 21, 22, 32, 33, 99, 104–5, 138, 155.

Discussing of together with new Clause, 163.

Out of order, 182.

Selection of, 3.

Clause not selected, 167.

Clauses, discussing of together, 35, 53–4, 147.

Dilatory Motion should come from the sponsor of the Bill and therefore cannot be accepted, 99.

Extension of Committee for a quarter-of-an-hour, 158.

If we debate another Amendment now, we cannot have another debate when we reach that Amendment, 10.

Matter cannot now be raised, 97.

Member, Members:

Going very wide of the Amendment, 48–9.

Has not the power to ask leave to withdraw Amendment, 184.

Has sat down, 134.

To confine their remarks to the Clause, 169.

To leave it to the Chair to draw attention to breaches of order, 131.

To restrict his remarks to the Amendment under discussion, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 29, 40, 43, 44.

No point of order, 43.

Open to the Committee to divide on any of the Amendments on which it wishes to divide, 13.

Out of order to discuss an Amendment which we have not reached, 126.

Point of order cannot be raised in the middle of another point of order, 47.

Thanks to, 187–8.

Clause 1:

(Supersession of existing law): 3–4.

Amendment, 3–4.

Agreed to, 4.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 4.

Clause 2:

(Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m.): 4–100.

Amendments, 4–100.

Agreed to, 33, 34, 35.

Made, 33.

Negatived, 98.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 99.

Clause 3:

Amendments, 99.

Made, 99.

Negatived, 99.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 99.

Clause 4:

(Penalties): 99–103.

Amendment, 99–103.

Withdrawn, 103.

Clause ordered to stand part of the Bill, 103.

Clause 5:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 103.

Clause 6:

Disagreed to, 103.

Clause 7:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 103.

Clause 8:

(Short title, extent and commencement): 104–44.

Amendments, 105–44.

Agreed to, 144.

Negatived, 132.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 144.

Clauses, New, No. 1:

(Special provision for Wales and Monmouthshire): 144–5.

Brought up and 1R*, 2R* and added to the Bill, 144–5.

Clauses, New, No. 2:

(Restriction on number of performances): 145–7.

Brought up and 1R*, 145; 2R negatived, 145–7.

Clauses, New, No. 6:

(Provisions as to Sunday employment): 147–59.

Brought up and 1R*, 147; 2R Motion and Clause, by leave, withdrawn, 147–59.

Clauses, New, No. 7:

(Saving for places of worship): 159–62.

Brought up and 1R*, 159; 2R negatived, 159–62.

Clauses, New, No. 11:

(Employment for purposes of providing spectacles, etc., referred to in Sections 2 or 3): 161–2.

Brought up and 1R*, 161–2; 2R and added to the Bill, 162.

Clauses, New, No. 12:

(Prevention of nuisance and annoyance arising out of competitive sports, etc., on Sunday): 161–6.

Brought up and 1R*, 161–3; 2R negatived, 163–6.

Clauses, New, No. 14:

(Power of Local Authority to impose restrictions): 165–84.

Brought up and 1R*, 165; 2R Motion and Clause, by leave, withdrawn, 165–84.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 51–2, 105–6, 167–8, 189–90.

Sittings, 3.

Cordle, Mr. John:

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 15–16, 32.

D

Divisions:

Employment for purposes of providing spectacles, etc., referred to in Sections 2 or 3, 161–2.

Prevention of nuisance and annoyance arising out of competitive sports, etc., on Sunday, 165–6.

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 33–4, 97–100.

Saving for places of worship, 161–2.

Short title, extent and commencement, 131–2.

Doughty, Mr. Charles:

Prevention of nuisance and annoyance arising out of competitive sports, etc., on Sunday, 164–5.

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 7–8, 14, 22, 28, 32, 34, 35, 37–40, 41, 42, 44, 64–6, 70, 77.

Provisions as to Sunday employment, 151–2, 153, 154–5.

Short title, extent and commencement, 136–8.

E

Ennals, Mr. David, Joint Under-Secretary of State, Home Office:

Chairman, thanks to, 187.

Penalties, 101–2.

Power of Local Authority to impose restrictions, 179–80, 181–2.

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 18, 20, 21, 25–6, 27–8, 30–1, 34, 45, 58–60, 61–4, 80, 90–3.

Provisions as to Sunday employment, 156–7.

Short title, extent and commencement, 124–5, 142, 143–4.

F

Fraser, Mr. John:

Power of Local Authority to impose restrictions, 183–4.

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 24.

G

Gilmour, Mr. Ian:

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 9, 89–90.

H

Hamling, Mr. William:

Chairman, thanks to, 187–8.

Clause 3:

Amendments, 99.

Made, 99.

Penalties, 102–3.

Power of Local Authority to impose restrictions, 174–7, 178.

Prevention of nuisance and annoyance arising out of competitive sports, etc., on Sunday, 165–6.

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 4, 5, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 27, 28–9, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 38, 41–4, 45–8, 49, 51, 70, 76, 82.

Amendments, 4, 33, 35.

Agreed to, 33, 35.

Made, 33.

Negatived, 34.

Provisions as to Sunday employment, 152–4, 155, 156.

Restriction on number of performances, 146–7.

Saving for places of worship, 160–2.

Short title, extent and commencement, 105, 113, 117, 122, 126–9, 130, 131–4, 135, 139.

Amendment, 131.

Agreed to, 144.

Supersession of existing law, 3–4.

Amendment, 3.

Agreed to, 4.

Howell, Mr. Denis, Under-Secretary of State for Education and Science:

Power of Local Authority to impose restrictions, 166.

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 13–14, 15, 23, 31–2, 39, 40, 41, 44, 46, 51–2, 69–77, 78, 82, 87.

Short title, extent and commencement, 113–15, 116, 117.

J

Jenkins, Mr. Hugh:

Power of Local Authority to impose restrictions, 182–3.

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 16, 24–5.

Provisions as to Sunday employment, 155, 157–8.

Short title, extent and commencement, 125–6, 140–1.

Title, 187.

Amendment, 187.

Made, 187.

Jones, Mr. J. Idwal:

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 76.

Short title, extent and commencement, 104, 105–6, 109–13, 115, 122, 124, 144.

Amendment, 105.

Negatived, 132.

P

Parker, Mr. John:

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 8, 9–10, 17, 49–50, 66.

Short title, extent and commencement, 120–3, 124, 134–6, 141, 143.

S

Schedule 1:

Agreed to, 184.

Schedule, New:

(Appendix of forms for poll under Section (Special Provisions for Wales and Monmouthshire)): 185–8.

Brought up and 1R*, 185–8; 2R* and added to the Bill, 187.

Short, Mrs. Renée:

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 24.

T

Title:

Amendment, 187.

Made, 187.

W

Worsley, Mr. Marcus:

Power of Local Authority to impose restrictions, 167, 174, 178–9.

Prevention of payments being made by public for watching competitive sports, etc., taking place between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., 88–9, 97, 99.

DOMESTIC AND APPELLATE PROCEEDINGS (RESTRICTION OF PUBLICITY) BILL

Standing Committee C

B

Bill:

As amended, to be reported, 10.

C

Chairman:

Thanks to, 10.

Clause 1:

(Power of court hearing certain appeals and applications to sit in private): 3–6.

Amendment, 3–6.

Agreed to, 6.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 6.

Clauses 2 and 3:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 6.

Clauses, New, No. 1:

(Provisions relating to Scotland): 6–8.

Brought up and 1R*, 6–7; 2R and added to the Bill, 7–8.

Clauses, New, No. 2:

(Provisions relating to Northern Ireland): 8–10.

Brought up and 1R*, 8; 2R and added to the Bill, 8–10.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 9–10.

H

Heald, Rt. Hon. Sir Lionel:

Chairman, thanks to, 10.

Power of court hearing certain appeals and applications to sit in private, 3–5.

Amendment, 3.

Agreed to, 6.

Provisions relating to Northern Ireland, 2R Motion, 8–10.

Provisions relating to Scotland, 2R Motion, 7–8.

I

Irvine, Sir Arthur, Solicitor-General:

Power of court hearing certain appeals and applications to sit in private, 5–6.

J

Jones, Rt. Hon. Sir Elwyn, Attorney-General:

Chairman, thanks to, 10.

NATIONAL LOTTERY BILL

Standing Committee C

A

Adjournment Motion:

25–46.

B

Bill:

To be reported, without Amendment, 46.

C

Chairman:

Committee Procedure:

Member, Members:

Has every opportunity to express his opinion without rising to make a false point of order, 9.

Have no power to withdraw a Bill in Committee, 46.

To revert to the Amendment, 14, 15.

Not a point of order, 15.

Wide debate to be held on the Amendment, as a consequence there will be no debate on the Question, That the Clause stand part of the Bill, 3.

Thanks to, 46–8.

Clause 1:

(Legality and definitions): 3–25.

Amendment, 3–25.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 23–4, 47–8.

Sittings, 3.

D

Draft Special Report:

Brought up and 1R*, 46.

F

Fortescue, Mr. Tim:

Adjournment Motion, 40.

Legality and definitions, 18.

H

Hall, Mr. John:

Legality and definitions, 8–9, 15, 21–2.

L

Leadbitter, Mr. Ted:

Adjournment Motion, 33–5.

Legality and definitions, 6, 9, 13–15.

Lever, Mr. Harold, Financial Secretary, Treasury:

Adjournment Motion, 25–7, 35–8, 39–41, 42–3, 44.

Chairman, thanks to, 46–7.

Legality and definitions, 5–8, 9, 10–11, 12–13, 14, 16–17, 20, 25.

Lyon, Mr. Alexander W.:

Legality and definitions, 6, 18–20.

M

McAdden, Sir Stephen:

Adjournment Motion, 30–2, 38, 43.

Chairman, thanks to, 47–8.

Legality and definitions, 3–5, 11.

Amendment, 3.

Mawby, Mr. Ray:

Adjournment Motion, 27, 28–9, 39, 42.

Legality and definitions, 15.

O

Ordered:

That Committee do not proceed further with the Bill, 46.

That the Chairman be directed to apply to the House for leave to make a Special Report, 46.

R

Roberts, Mr. Gwilym:

Adjournment Motion, 32.

Legality and definitions, 12.

T

Tinn, Mr. James:

Adjournment Motion, 25, 43–4, 45–6.

Chairman, thanks to, 47.

Legality and definitions, 22.

W

Weitzman, Mr. David:

Adjournment Motion, 29–30, 31.

Legality and definitions, 7, 10, 17–18.

Williams, Mr. Alan Lee:

Legality and definitions, 20–1.

LOCAL AUTHORITIES' MUTUAL INVESTMENT TRUST BILL

Standing Committee C

B

Bill:

As amended to be reported, 12.

C

Chairman:

Committee Procedure:

Amendments, discussing of together, 3, 8.

Thanks to, 12.

Clause 1:

(Extension of company's power to invest): 3–11.

Amendments, 3–11.

Agreed to, 8, 11.

Made, 8, 11.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 11.

Clause 2:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 11.

Clause 3:

(Short title and extent): 12.

Amendment, 12.

Agreed to, 12.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 12.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 13–14.

Costain, Mr. A. P.:

Extension of company's power to invest, 6–7, 9–10.

H

Henig, Mr. Stanley:

Chairman, thanks to, 12.

Extension of company's power to invest, 3–6, 7, 8–9, 11.

Amendments, 3, 8, 11.

Agreed to, 8, 11.

Made, 8, 11.

Short title and extent, 12.

Amendment, 12.

Agreed to, 12.

J

Jones, Mr. Arthur:

Extension of company's power to invest, 7, 8.

L

Lever, Mr. Harold, Financial Secretary, Treasury:

Chairman, thanks to, 12.

Extension of company's power to invest, 7, 10–11.

DIVORCE REFORM BILL

Standing Committee C

A

Abse, Mr. Leo:

Breakdown of marriage to be sole ground for divorce, 11–16, 30, 31.

Decree may be refused if petitioner attempted to deceive court, 541–2, 548, 557–61, 563–4.

Financial protection for respondent in certain cases, 597–607, 611.

Proof of breakdown, 53, 63–70, 82, 84–5, 105–7, 117, 141–4, 144, 145–52, 155–6, 160, 167–8, 169, 182, 201, 204–5, 212–13, 216–17, 228–9, 237, 250–2, 263, 264, 265, 274, 284, 286–93, 294, 301, 324–7, 334, 347–9, 350–1, 356, 412–14, 419–27, 466–8, 486, 489–90.

Provisions designed to encourage reconciliation, 504, 508, 514, 516, 521–2, 524–5, 529.

B

Bill:

As amended, to be reported, 631.

C

Chairman:

Committee Procedure:

Amendments:

Discussing of together, 43, 47, 91, 119, 139, 242, 267, 357, 415, 433, 443, 464, 511, 517, 526, 545, 571, 583, 589.

Selection of, 540, 578.

At the end of the discussion, each hon. Member who has an Amendment will formally move it and it will be put to the vote if so desired, 53.

Comments regarding the time-tabling of the Bill are out of order, 417.

If hon. Member is implying a criticism of the Chair, he must withdraw it, 609.

Manuscript Amendments, acceptance of, 626.

Matter cannot be debated under this Amendment, 619.

Member, Members:

Cannot enter into a discussion on the merits or otherwise of the qualities of the hon. Lady in question, 504.

Is involved if he is directly concerned, and he is not involved when the Chairman is making a ruling, 609.

May raise with the Leader and the House the points she has raised this morning, 196.

Must not be a disturbing influence in the Committee, 485.

Should not make a speech as an intervention, 174.

Straying too far from the Clause, 533–4.

To relate their remarks to the Amendment under discussion, 507, 508–9, 523, 524.

To relate their remarks to the Clause under discussion, 537.

No need to move the Amendment, it is being discussed with the other Amendments, 152.

Not a point of order, 234, 540.

Not for the Chair to move an adjournment of the Bill, 623.

Not in order for the Chairman to ask the Solicitor-General to participate in a debate, 539.

Of the opinion that the Clause has already been fairly fully debated, 481.

Out of order, 236.

Question was put to the Committee before hon. Member rose to his feet, 576–7.

Refreshments are not allowed to be brought this side of the bar of the Committee room, 305, 306, 320.

Suspension of a Member, effect on quorum in Committee, 501–2.

Use of tape recorders is not a point of order for the Chair, 236, 237, 238.

Thanks to, 631–2.

Clause 1:

(Breakdown of marriage to be sole ground for divorce): 3–43.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 3–43; Agreed to, 43.

Clause 2:

(Proof of breakdown): 43–492.

Amendments, 43–481.

Agreed to, 242.

Negatived, 118, 120, 183, 217, 266, 268, 318, 320, 358, 432, 444, 458, 463, 472, 481.

Withdrawn, 206, 335.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 481–92; Agreed to, 492.

Clause 3:

(Provisions designed to encourage reconciliation): 491–540.

Amendments, 491–529.

Agreed to, 517, 526, 527, 529.

Made, 526, 527.

Negatived, 511.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 529–40; Agreed to, 540.

Clause 4:

(Decree may be refused if petitioner attempted to deceive court): 540–72.

Amendments, 541–53.

Agreed to, 553.

Made, 553.

Negatived, 544.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 553–72; Disagreed to, 572.

Clause 5:

(Decree may be refused if divorce would result in grave financial or other hardship to respondent): 571–8.

Amendments, 571–6.

Agreed to, 576.

Made, 576.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 576.

Clause 6:

(Power to rescind decree nisi in certain cases): 578–83.

Amendment, 578–83.

Withdrawn, 583.

Clause ordered to stand part of the Bill, 583.

Clause 7:

(Financial protection for respondent in certain cases): 583–623.

Amendments, 583–622.

Made, 589.

Negatived, 620, 622.

Withdrawn, 589, 591.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 623; Agreed to, 623.

Clause 8:

(Rules may enable certain agreements or arrangements to be referred to the court): 624–6.

Amendment, 624–6.

Withdrawn, 626.

Clause ordered to stand part of the Bill, 626.

Clause 9:

(Judicial separation): 626–7.

Amendments, 626–7.

Agreed to, 627.

Made, 627.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 627.

Clause 10:

(Consequential amendments and repeals): 627.

Amendment, 627.

Made, 627.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 627.

Clauses 11 and 12:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 627.

Clauses, New, No. 3:

(Effect of non-cohabitation clause on desertion): 627–32.

Brought up and 1R*, 627–8; 2R Motion and Clause disagreed to, 628–32.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 45–6, 89–90, 137–8, 185–6, 231–2, 279–80, 319–20, 363–4, 413–14, 457–8, 499–500, 543–4, 633–4.

Sittings, 3, 187–97.

D

Divisions:

Decree may be refused if petitioner attempted to deceive court, 571–2.

Effect of non-cohabitation clause on desertion, 631–2.

Financial protection for respondent in certain cases, 619–20.

Proof of breakdown, 117–18, 119–20, 265–8, 317–20, 357–8, 431–2, 443–4, 457–8, 471–2, 491–2.

G

Gray, Dr. Hugh:

Decree may be refused if petitioner attempted to deceive court, 549, 553–5, 556, 564, 565.

Financial protection for respondent in certain cases, 606.

Power to rescind decree nisi in certain cases, 582–3.

Proof of breakdown, 43–6, 47–8, 107–8, 119–22, 126, 130, 143, 144, 166–7, 174, 175, 222, 242–3, 245, 247, 264–5, 276–7, 278, 281–2, 285, 332, 333–4, 396–9, 459–60.

Amendments, 43, 119, 242, 431, 459.

Negatived, 118, 183, 266, 432, 463.

Provisions designed to encourage reconciliation, 494, 523.

H

Heald, Sir Lionel:

Breakdown of marriage to be sole ground for divorce, 3–4, 5–11, 27.

Chairman, thanks to, 632.

Decree may be refused if petitioner attempted to deceive court, 548–51, 565–60, 570.

Financial protection for respondent in certain cases, 583, 584–5, 588, 589, 591–4, 599, 609, 619–21.

Amendments, 583, 591, 619.

Made, 589.

Negatived, 620, 622.

Withdrawn, 589.

Power to rescind decree nisi in certain cases, 582.

Proof of breakdown, 93–6, 111, 112, 117, 119, 122, 129, 152–5, 156–61, 167, 168–9, 181, 182, 237, 238–9, 252–5, 265–6, 290, 301, 302–5, 306–8, 311, 329–32, 335, 338–9, 356–64, 365–9, 373, 406–8, 423–4, 427–32, 440–1, 445–7, 454, 455, 457–8, 468–70, 490–2.

Amendments, 119, 317, 357, 473.

Negatived, 120, 318, 432, 481.

Provisions designed to encourage reconciliation, 502–3, 508, 509–10, 513–14, 519, 526, 527–9.

Amendment, 527.

Agreed to, 529.

Rules may enable certain agreements or arrangements to be referred to the court, 624–5, 626.

Amendment, 624.

Withdrawn, 626.

I

Irvine, Sir Arthur, Solicitor-General:

Breakdown of marriage to be sole ground for divorce, 23–7.

Decree may be refused if petitioner attempted to deceive court, 560, 561–3, 564–5.

Proof of breakdown, 75–8, 79–80, 132, 154, 163–6, 167, 168, 169, 175, 220–3, 230, 240–1, 415–17, 452–5, 487–8.

J

Jackson, Mr. Peter M.:

Proof of breakdown, 427.

Jeger, Mrs. Lena:

Breakdown of marriage to be sole ground for divorce, 38.

Proof of breakdown, 283–4, 305–6, 382–8, 393–4, 411–12, 486.

L

Lestor, Miss Joan:

Proof of breakdown, 345–7, 355.

Lewis, Mr. Kenneth:

Adjournment Motion, 319–20.

Chairman, thanks to, 632.

Committee sittings, 191–3.

Decree may be refused if divorce would result in grave financial or other hardship to respondent, 576, 577–8.

Decree may be refused if petitioner attempted to deceive court, 540, 541, 542, 551–2, 560, 570–1.

Amendment, 541.

Negatived, 544.

Financial protection for respondent in certain cases, 590, 607–8, 609, 610–12, 623.

Judicial separation, 627.

Proof of breakdown, 70–5, 81, 107, 115, 133–6, 139–41, 142, 144–5, 162, 213–14, 234, 236–8, 242, 256–9, 265, 277, 282–3, 284–5, 286, 288, 293–4, 305, 306, 317–18, 327–9, 332, 345, 386, 392, 393, 400–5, 417–18, 425, 426, 443–5, 466, 479.

Amendment, 443.

Negatived, 458.

Provisions designed to encourage reconciliation, 491–5, 507, 508, 514–15, 534–6, 537.

Amendment, 481.

Negatived, 511.

Lyon, Mr. Alexander W.:

Breakdown of marriage to be sole ground for divorce, 430–3.

Committee sittings, 195–6.

Effect of non-cohabitation clause on desertion, 630–2.

Financial protection for respondent in certain cases, 618–19.

Proof of breakdown, 57–61, 69, 104, 128–30, 172–4, 175–6, 226, 227–8, 230–1, 270, 314–17, 410.

Provisions designed to encourage reconciliation, 502.

Lyons, Mr. Edward:

Breakdown of marriage to be sole ground for divorce, 34–6.

Decree may be refused if petitioner attempted to deceive the court, 564, 568–70, 571–2.

Effect of non-cohabitation clause on desertion, 2R Motion, 628–9.

Proof of breakdown, 80–3, 88, 161–2.

M

Mahon, Mr. Simon:

Proof of breakdown, 229–30, 231–2.

P

Parker, Mr. John:

Proof of breakdown, 369–74, 392, 403.

R

Ridley, Mr. Nicholas:

Breakdown of marriage to be sole ground for divorce, 10, 36–9.

Committee sittings, 190–1, 194, 195.

Proof of breakdown, 61–2, 63, 66, 68–9, 99–100, 107, 113, 116–18, 147, 174, 208, 209–10, 223–4, 226–7, 234, 235–6, 248, 255–6, 259, 264, 267–71, 304, 308, 312–13, 316, 339–40, 343, 378, 405, 406, 447–9.

Amendment, 267.

Negatived, 318.

Provisions designed to encourage reconciliation, 523–4.

S

St. John-Stevas, Mr. Norman:

Committee sittings, 193–4.

Decree may be refused if petitioner attempted to deceive the court, 541, 555–6, 557, 566–7.

Financial protection for respondent in certain cases, 597, 598, 601, 602, 613, 614–18.

Proof of breakdown, 58, 63, 64, 67, 83–4, 85–9, 169, 170–2, 342–5, 351–2, 375, 387, 405, 408–11, 412, 485, 489, 490.

Provisions designed to encourage reconciliation, 504–6, 511.

Schedule 1:

Agreed to, 631.

Schedule 2:

(Repeals in the Matrimonial Causes Act 1965): 631.

Amendment, 631.

Made, 631.

Short, Mrs. Renée:

Proof of breakdown, 134.

Sinclair, Sir George:

Breakdown of marriage to be sole ground for divorce, 5.

Committee sittings, 194–5.

Proof of breakdown, 75–8, 132, 271, 272, 285, 295, 307, 399–400, 404, 463.

Provisions designed to encourage reconciliation, 493, 513.

V

Vickers, Dame Joan:

Decree may be refused if petitioner attempted to deceive court, 560.

Financial protection for respondent in certain cases, 590, 612, 613–14, 616, 617.

Proof of breakdown, 219, 388–90, 404, 409, 470, 471, 484–5.

Provisions designed to encourage reconciliation, 506–7, 522–3.

W

Ward, Dame Irene:

Breakdown of marriage to be sole ground for divorce, 27–30.

Committee sittings, 188–90, 196.

Proof of breakdown, 89–90, 91–3, 130–1, 211–12, 213, 215, 221, 224–6, 233–4, 248–50, 299–302, 340–2, 390–3, 394–6, 405, 419, 438–40, 471–2, 485–7, 488–9, 492.

Whitaker, Mr. Ben:

Breakdown of marriage to be sole ground for divorce, 38.

Proof of breakdown, 131–3, 151, 169, 475.

Wilson, Mr. William:

Adjournment Motion, 319.

Breakdown of marriage to be sole ground for divorce, 40–2, 43.

Chairman, thanks to, 631–2.

Committee sittings, 187, 196–7.

Consequential amendments and repeals, 627.

Amendment, 627.

Made, 627.

Decree may be refused if divorce would result in grave financial or other hardship to respondent, 575–6.

Decree may be refused if petitioner attempted to deceive court, 544, 545, 552–3, 567.

Effect of non-cohabitation clause on desertion, 629–30.

Financial protection for respondent in certain cases, 585, 586–7, 588–9, 590–1, 621–2.

Judicial separation, 626–7.

Amendments, 626.

Agreed to, 627.

Made, 627.

Power to rescind decree nisi in certain cases, 581–2, 583.

Proof of breakdown, 108–16, 118, 178–81, 183, 202–4, 210–11, 215, 234–5, 239–40, 259–62, 266, 309–12, 313, 318, 436–8, 442–4, 455–7, 458, 462–3, 469, 474–6, 478–9, 480–1, 492.

Provisions designed to encourage reconciliation, 498, 503–4, 505, 510–11, 515–16, 521, 525, 526, 527, 528–9, 539.

Rules may enable certain agreements or arrangements to be referred to the court, 625–6.

Wood, Mr. Richard:

Adjournment Motion, 319.

Breakdown of marriage to be sole ground for divorce, 16–23, 34, 42–3.

Committee sittings, 187–8, 196.

Decree may be refused if divorce would result in grave financial or other hardship to respondent, 571–5, 576.

Amendments, 571.

Agreed to, 576.

Made, 576.

Decree may be refused if petitioner attempted to deceive court, 542–3, 545–8, 568.

Amendments, 545, 553.

Agreed to, 553.

Made, 553.

Financial protection for respondent in certain cases, 590, 591, 594–6, 621.

Amendment, 590.

Withdrawn, 591.

Power to rescind decree nisi in certain cases, 578–81, 583.

Amendment, 578.

Withdrawn, 583

Proof of breakdown, 48–57, 60, 63, 68, 96–9, 100–5, 119, 122–8, 132, 148, 176–8, 183–6, 197–202, 204, 206–9, 215–16, 217–19, 221, 241–2, 243–8, 262–3, 264, 265, 271–6, 292, 295–9, 310, 312, 321–4, 332–3, 334, 335–8, 343, 349–50, 352–6, 374–82, 390, 397, 404, 433–6, 441, 442, 449–52, 459, 460–2, 463, 464–5, 476–8, 480, 481–4, 487.

Amendments, 119, 183, 206, 217, 319, 321, 335, 433, 463.

Agreed to, 242.

Negatived, 120, 217, 320, 358, 444, 472.

Withdrawn, 583.

Provisions designed to encourage reconciliation, 493, 495–8, 501, 504, 507, 511–13, 516–21, 522, 524–6, 527–8, 529–33, 534, 539, 540.

Amendments, 511, 517, 526, 527.

Agreed to, 517, 526, 527.

Made, 526, 527.

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (AMENDMENT) BILL

Standing Committee C

B

Bill:

As amended to be reported, 16.

Buck, Mr. Antony:

Notification of decisions to Parish Council, 12–13.

C

Chairman:

Thanks to, 16.

Clause 1:

(Notification to Parish Councils of applications): 3–11.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 3–11; Agreed to, 11.

Clause 2:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 11.

Clause 3:

(Representations by Parish Councils): 12.

Amendment, 12.

Agreed to, 12.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 12.

Clause 4:

(Notification of decisions to Parish Council): 12–16.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 12–16; Agreed to, 16.

Clause 5:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 16.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 17–18.

H

Harrison, Colonel Sir Harwood:

Chairman, Thanks to, 16.

Notification of decisions to Parish Council, 14, 16.

Notification to Parish Councils of applications, 3.

Representations by Parish Councils, 12.

Amendment, 12.

Agreed to, 12.

M

Mills, Mr. Peter:

Notification of decisions to Parish Council, 13.

P

Pearson, Sir Frank:

Notification of decisions to Parish Council, 15–16.

Notification to Parish Councils of applications, 7, 10–11.

S

Skeffington, Mr. Arthur, Joint Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Local Government:

Chairman, Thanks to, 16.

Notification of decisions to Parish Council, 14–15, 16.

Notification to Parish Councils of applications, 3–7, 8–9, 10.

RENAL TRANSPLANTATION BILL

Standing Committee C

B

Bill:

As amended, to be reported, 51.

C

Chairman:

Committee Procedure:

Amendments:

Discussing of together, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31–2.

Discussing of together with New Clause, 26.

Clauses, discussing of together, 35, 39, 45.

Member, Members:

To keep to the terms of the Clause, 5.

Printed lists of members of the Committee and their constituencies, 18–19.

Thanks to, 52.

Clause 1:

(Exclusion of 1961, c. 54): 3–26.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 3–26; Agreed to, 26.

Clause 2:

(Renal transplantation): 26–30.

Amendments, 26–9.

Agreed to, 27, 28.

Negatived, 29.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 29–30; Agreed to, 30.

Clause 3:

(Death certificate): 30–1.

Amendments, 30–1.

Agreed to, 31.

Made, 31.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 31.

Clause 4:

(Short title): 31–4.

Amendment, 31–4.

Negatived, 34.

Clause ordered to stand part of the Bill, 34.

Clauses, New, No. 2:

(Place for operations): 39–44.

Brought up and 1R*, 39; 2R negatived, 44.

Clauses, New, No. 3:

(Qualified medical practitioners): 44–6.

Brought up and 1R*, 44–5; 2R and added to the Bill, 45–6.

Clauses, New, No. 4:

(Exceptions to section 2): 26–30, 45.

Brought up and 1R*, 2R* and added to the Bill, 45.

Clauses, New, No. 5:

(Commencement): 45–9.

Brought up and 1R*, 45; 2R and added to the Bill, 45–9.

Clauses, New, No. 6:

(Register): 35.

2R and added to the Bill, 35.

Clauses, New, No. 7:

(Availability of Register, etc): 35. 2R and added to the Bill, 35.

Clauses, New, No. 8:

(Duration): 45.

2R and added to the Bill, 45–9.

Clauses, New, No. 9:

(Conscientious objection to participation in treatment): 49–51.

Brought up and 1R*, 49; 2R and added to the Bill, 49–51.

Clauses, New, No. 10:

(Central Renal Register): 34–9.

Brought up and 1R*, 34–5; 2R and added to the Bill, 39.

Clauses, New, No. 11:

(Surgeon conducting transplantation): 39–44. 2R negatived, 44.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 51–2.

Sittings, 3.

D

Dunwoody, Dr. John:

Exclusion of 1961, c. 54, 21–3.

Place for operations, 42–3.

E

Emery, Mr. Peter:

Exclusion of 1961, c. 54, 13–15.

Place for operations, 40–2, 48.

Renal transplantation, 28.

K

Kaberry, Sir Donald:

Central Renal Register, 39.

Commencement, 47, 48.

Conscientious objection to participation in treatment, 50.

Exclusion of 1961, c. 54, 12, 20, 23–4.

Place for operations, 40.

Short title, 32, 34.

N

Nabarro, Sir Gerald:

Central Renal Register, 2R Motion, 35–8.

Chairman, Thanks to, 52.

Commencement, 46.

Conscientious objection to participation in treatment, 49–50, 51.

Death certificate, 30.

Amendment, 30, 31.

Agreed to, 31.

Made, 31.

Exclusion of 1961, c. 54, 6–9, 11, 17, 24.

Qualified medical practitioners, 45.

Renal transplantation, 27–8, 29–30.

Short title, 33–4.

Title, 51.

Amendment, 51.

Agreed to, 51.

O

Ogden, Mr. Eric:

Central Renal Register, 36, 38–9.

Chairman, Thanks to, 52.

Commencement, 2R Motion, 45–7, 48.

Conscientious objection to participation in treatment, 2R Motion, 49, 50–1.

Death certificate, 30–1.

Exclusion of 1961 c.54, 9–13, 24–5.

Place of operations, 2R Motion, 39–40, 43–4.

Qualified Medical Practitioners, 2R Motion, 45.

Renal transplantation, 26–7, 28–9.

Amendments, 26, 27, 28, 29.

Agreed to, 27, 28.

Negatived, 29.

Short title, 31, 32–3.

Amendment, 31.

Negatived, 34.

P

Pavitt, Mr. Laurence:

Exclusion of 1961 c.54, 15–16.

R

Robinson, Rt. Hon. Kenneth, Minister of Health:

Exclusion of 1961 c.54, 3–5.

S

St. John-Stevas, Mr. Norman:

Conscientious objection to participation in treatment, 50.

Exclusion of 1961 c.54, 16–18, 19.

Short title, 33.

Snow, Mr. Julian, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health:

Conscientious objection to participation in treatment, 50, 51.

Exclusion of 1961 c.54, 20, 25–6.

Place for operations, 41.

Short title, 34.

Summerskill, Dr. Shirley:

Exclusion of 1961 c.54, 19–21.

T

Title:

51.

Amendments, 51.

Agreed to, 51.

Made, 51.

EMPLOYER'S LIABILITY (DEFECTIVE EQUIPMENT) BILL

Standing Committee C

B

Bill:

To be reported, without Amendment, 32.

C

Chairman:

Thanks to, 32–4.

Clause 1:

(Extension of employer's liability for defective equipment): 3–32.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 3–32; Agreed to, 32.

Clause 2:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 32.

Campbell, Mr. Bruce:

Extension of employer's liability for defective equipment, 19–22, 31–2.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 33–4.

Cronin, Mr. John:

Chairman, Thanks to, 32.

Extension of employer's liability for defective equipment, 3–7, 9, 31.

H

Holland, Mr. Philip:

Chairman, Thanks to, 33.

Extension of employer's liability for defective equipment, 7–9, 10–12, 13–14, 19, 22, 28.

Huckfield, Mr. Leslie:

Extension of employer's liability for defective equipment, 22.

I

Irvine, Sir Arthur, Solicitor-General:

Extension of employer's liability for defective equipment, 22–4, 26–31.

L

Leadbitter, Mr. Ted:

Extension of employer's liability for defective equipment, 9, 15–16, 17–19.

M

Molloy, Mr. William:

Extension of employer's liability for defective equipment, 12–13, 14–15, 18.

R

Rhys Williams, Sir Brandon:

Extension of employer's liability for defective equipment, 15, 16–17.

Ryan, Mr. John:

Extension of employer's liability for defective equipment, 24–6.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILL [H.L.]

Standing Committee C

B

Bill:

To be reported, without Amendment, 10.

Brown, Mr. R. W.:

Chairman, Thanks to, 10.

Extension of County Councils' power to group parishes, 3, 5–6, 8.

Buck, Mr. Antony:

Chairman, Thanks to, 10.

Extension of County Councils' power to group parishes, 3–5, 8.

Restrospective effect, 10.

Chairman:

Committee Procedure:

As there are no Amendments to the Bill, no sittings Motion will be moved, 3.

Thanks to, 10.

Clause 1:

(Extension of County Councils' power to group parishes): 3–9.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 3–9; Agreed to, 9.

Clause 2:

(Retrospective effect): 9–10.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 9–10; Agreed to, 10.

Clause 3:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 10.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 11–12.

H

Harrison, Colonel Sir Harwood:

Extension of County Councils' power to group parishes, 3, 6.

M

Murton, Mr. Oscar:

Extension of County Councils' power to group parishes, 7–8.

S

Short, Mrs. Renée:

Extension of County Councils' power to group parishes, 6–7.

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