Right Hon. J. G. Diefenbaker (Prime Minister) moved:
That commencing on Wednesday, June 1, and on every sitting day thereafter until the end of this session, the hours of sitting shall be as follows:
Monday: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 2.30 to 6 p.m.; and 3 to 10 p.m.
Tuesday: 11 a.m. to 1 pun.; 2.30 to 6 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and 2.30 to 6 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 2.30 to 6 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and 2.30 to 6 p.m. and that the provisions of standing order 2 (1) and 6 (3) be suspended in relation thereto.
He said: Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a reference to the motion. With the leave of the house I would ask that my hon. friend the Secretary of State for External Affairs move to amend the motion in its present form deleting the words "and 6 (3)" from the second last line. The application will be made later on unless it is now accepted.
Subtopic: MORNING SITTINGS ON AND AFTER JUNE 1