§ Mr. Speaker
For the debate on Monday 17th March on the Second Reading of the Consolidated Fund (No. 3) Bill, hon. Members may hand in to my office by 9.30 on the morning of Thursday 13th March their names and the topics which they wish to raise. The ballot will be carried out as on the previous occasion. An hon. Member may hand in only his own name and one topic.
1782 The main items included in the Consolidated Fund (No. 3) Bill will be the Civil Supplementary Estimates for the current year contained in House of Commons Papers Nos. 193 and 239, and the Defence Supplementary Estimates for the current year contained in House of Commons Papers Nos. 194 and 238.
It will be in order on the Second Reading of the Bill to raise topics falling within the ambit of the expenditure proposed in these papers. I shall put out the result of the ballot later on Thursday 13th March.