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URGENCY MOTION

The President informed the Senate that he had received a letter from the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Chaney) advising that this day he intended to move-That in the opinion of the Senate the following is a matter of urgency: ""The need for a more flexible system of wage fixing and a more co-operative approach to work practices''.

And at least 4 Senators having risen in support of the motion-

Senator Chaney thereupon moved the motion.

Debate ensued.

Question-put and passed.

Pursuant to Sessional Order, consideration of Government Papers was called on.