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DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE

The President informed the Senate that Senator Jack Evans had proposed that a matter of public importance be submitted to the Senate for discussion, viz: ''The Government's abdication of its responsibilities to the people in small businesses, resulting in the exacerbation of an already perilous situation for many employers and employees in this vital sector of the economy''.

And at least 4 Senators having risen in support of the proposed discussion- The President called upon Senator Jack Evans to speak.

Discussion ensued.

Discussion concluded.