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QUESTIONS

Questions without notice being asked-

Member named and suspended: The Speaker named the Member for Pearce (Mr Chaney) for again interjecting after having been warned by the Chair.

Mr Beazley (Leader of the House) moved-That the Member for Pearce be suspended from the service of the House.

Question-put.

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr McLeay, in the Chair)

AYES, 69

Mr BaldwinMr BeazleyMr BeddallMr Bevis
Mr BilneyDr BlewettMr BreretonMr R. J. Brown
Mr CampbellDr CatleyMr ClearyMr Courtice
Ms CrawfordMr CreanMrs CrosioMrs Darling
Mr DawkinsMr DuboisMr DuncanMr R. F. Edwards
Mr ElliottMs FatinMr FergusonMr Free
Mr GaylerMr GormanMr Grace*Mr Griffiths
Mr HandMr HoldingMr HollisMr Howe
Mr HullsMr HumphreysMrs JakobsenMr Jenkins
Mr JohnsMr KeatingMrs KellyMr Kerin
Mr KerrMr LangmoreMr Lavarch Mr Lee
Mr LindsayMs McHughMr MackMr Martin
Mr MelhamMr P. F. MorrisMr NewellMr O'Keefe
Mr O'NeilMr PriceMr Sawford*Mr Scholes
Mr SciaccaMr J. L. ScottMr L. J. ScottMr Simmons
Mr Snow Mr SnowdonMr StaplesMr Tickner
Mr WalkerMr WestMr WillisMr H. F. Woods
Mr Wright

NOES, 60

Mr AldredMr AndersonMr K. J. AndrewsMr Atkinson*
Mrs BaileyMr BealeMr BradfordMr Braithwaite
Mr BurrMr CadmanMr CarltonMr Chaney
Mr CobbMr CostelloMr CowanMr Dobie
Mr DownerDr H. R. EdwardsMr FifeMr Filing
Mr T. A. FischerMr P. S. FisherMr Ford Mr Goodluck
Mr HallMr HalversonMr HawkerDr Hewson
Mr Hicks*Mr HowardMr JullDr Kemp
Mr LloydMr McArthurMr McGauranMr MacKellar
Mr McLachlanMr MilesMr NehlMr Nugent
Mr PeacockMr ProsserMr ReidMr Reith
Mr RiggallMr RonaldsonMr RuddockMr B. C. Scott
Mr ShackMr SharpMr SinclairMr Smith
Mr SomlyayMrs SullivanMr TaylorMr Truss
Mr WebsterMr WilsonDr R. L. WoodsDr Wooldridge

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

The Member was, therefore, suspended at 3.18 p.m. for 24 hours under standing order 305, and he accordingly withdrew from the Chamber.

Point of order: Mr Howard raised a point of order that comments made by Mr Keating (Prime Minister) ought to have been made under a substantive motion.

Speaker's ruling: The Speaker ruled that there was no point of order.

Dissent from ruling moved: Mr Howard moved-That the ruling be dissented from.

Debate ensued.

Closure: Mr Beazley moved-That the question be now put.

Question-That the question be now put-put.

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr McLeay, in the Chair)

AYES, 68

Mr BaldwinMr BeazleyMr BeddallMr Bevis
Mr BilneyDr BlewettMr BreretonMr R. J. Brown
Mr CampbellDr CatleyMr ClearyMr Courtice
Ms CrawfordMr CreanMrs CrosioMrs Darling
Mr DawkinsMr DuboisMr DuncanMr R. F. Edwards
Mr ElliottMs FatinMr FergusonMr Free
Mr GaylerMr GormanMr Grace*Mr Griffiths
Mr HandMr HoldingMr HollisMr Howe
Mr HullsMr HumphreysMrs JakobsenMr Jenkins
Mr JohnsMr KeatingMrs KellyMr Kerin
Mr KerrMr LangmoreMr Lavarch Mr Lee
Mr LindsayMs McHughMr MartinMr Melham
Mr P. F. MorrisMr NewellMr O'KeefeMr O'Neil
Mr PriceMr Sawford*Mr ScholesMr Sciacca
Mr J. L. ScottMr L. J. ScottMr SimmonsMr Snow
Mr SnowdonMr StaplesMr TicknerMr Walker
Mr WestMr WillisMr H. F. WoodsMr Wright

NOES, 58

Mr AldredMr AndersonMr K. J. AndrewsMr Atkinson*
Mr BealeMr BradfordMr BraithwaiteMr Burr
Mr CadmanMr CarltonMr CharlesMr Cobb
Mr CowanMr DobieMr DownerDr H. R. Edwards
Mr FifeMr FilingMr T. A. FischerMr P. S. Fisher
Mr FordMr GoodluckMr Hall Mr Halverson
Mr HawkerDr HewsonMr Hicks*Mr Howard
Mr JullDr KempMr LloydMr McArthur
Mr MackMr MacKellarMr McLachlanMr Miles
Mr NehlMr NugentMr PeacockMr Prosser
Mr ReidMr ReithMr RiggallMr Rocher
Mr RonaldsonMr RuddockMr B. C. ScottMr Shack
Mr SinclairMr SmithMr SomlyayMrs Sullivan
Mr TaylorMr TrussMr WebsterMr Wilson
Dr R. L. WoodsDr Wooldridge

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

And the question-That the ruling be dissented from-being accordingly put-

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr McLeay, in the Chair)

AYES, 57

Mr AldredMr AndersonMr K. J. AndrewsMr Atkinson*
Mr BealeMr BradfordMr BraithwaiteMr Burr
Mr CadmanMr CarltonMr CharlesMr Cobb
Mr CowanMr DobieMr DownerDr H. R. Edwards
Mr FifeMr FilingMr T. A. FischerMr P. S. Fisher
Mr FordMr GoodluckMr Hall Mr Halverson
Mr HawkerDr HewsonMr Hicks*Mr Howard
Mr JullDr KempMr LloydMr McArthur
Mr MacKellarMr McLachlanMr MilesMr Nehl
Mr NugentMr PeacockMr ProsserMr Reid
Mr ReithMr RiggallMr RocherMr Ronaldson
Mr RuddockMr B. C. ScottMr ShackMr Sinclair
Mr SmithMr SomlyayMrs SullivanMr Taylor
Mr TrussMr WebsterMr WilsonDr R. L. Woods
Dr Wooldridge

NOES, 69

Mr BaldwinMr BeazleyMr BeddallMr Bevis
Mr BilneyDr BlewettMr BreretonMr R. J. Brown
Mr CampbellDr CatleyMr ClearyMr Courtice
Ms CrawfordMr CreanMrs CrosioMrs Darling
Mr DawkinsMr DuboisMr DuncanMr R. F. Edwards
Mr ElliottMs FatinMr FergusonMr Free
Mr GaylerMr GormanMr Grace*Mr Griffiths
Mr HandMr HoldingMr HollisMr Howe
Mr HullsMr HumphreysMrs JakobsenMr Jenkins
Mr JohnsMr KeatingMrs KellyMr Kerin
Mr KerrMr LangmoreMr Lavarch Mr Lee
Mr LindsayMs McHughMr MackMr Martin
Mr MelhamMr P. F. MorrisMr NewellMr O'Keefe
Mr O'NeilMr PriceMr Sawford*Mr Scholes
Mr SciaccaMr J. L. ScottMr L. J. ScottMr Simmons
Mr Snow Mr SnowdonMr StaplesMr Tickner
Mr WalkerMr WestMr WillisMr H. F. Woods
Mr Wright

* Tellers

And so it was negatived.

Questions without notice concluded.