§ 57. Mr. HOLMES
asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he can give the date on which the Report of the Royal Commission on Tithe Rent-charge will be made available?
§ 60. Mr. LENNOX-BOYD
asked the Minister of Agriculture when the Report of the Royal Commission on Tithe is to be published?
§ Mr. ELLIOT
The report of the Royal Commission has now been received. The Government are considering is proposals, with a view to a statement being made of their policy in regard thereto as soon as reasonably possible. The publication of the report will take place at the same time.
§ Mr. LAMBERT
Could the Minister say when the Government propose to publish a statement of their policy on this subject?
§ Sir FRANCIS ACLAND
Would it not be more generally convenient if the report were in the hands of Members before the statement of the Government's intention is published, so that they could see how the statement of the Government's intentions compared with the report?
§ Mr. ELLIOT
It would be more for the convenience of all concerned if we could come to action in this matter at the earliest moment.
§ Mr. T. WILLIAMS
Would it not meet the general convenience of the House if the report were published at the earliest possible moment, even while the Government are considering their policy?