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Wednesday, 15 May 1957


Mr SPEAKER (Hon John McLeay (BOOTHBY, SOUTH AUSTRALIA)

I have received a letter from the honorable member for Darebin (Mr. R. W. Holt) proposing that a definite matter of urgent public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely -

The -urgent necessity of the Australian Government initiating action on an international basis for the. purpose of suspending immediately, with a view to termination, all nuclear bomb tests wheresoever and by whomsoever carried out.

I call upon those members who approve of the proposed discussion to rise in their places. (More than the number of members required by the Standing Orders having risen in their places) -







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