HC Deb 06 July 1858 vol 151 cc1050-1

Order for Third Reading read.


in moving the third reading of this Bill, thanked the Lord Advocate for the introduction of this beneficial and important measure, giving, as it would, an extension of the means of education and an improvement of the Scottish Universities—objects that every Scotch-man had so long desired. They were much indebted to the learned Lord for the effective expression he had given to the national wish.


expressed his concurrence in these observations.


dissented, and said that on this the third reading, he should pronounce a decided "No" to that part of the measure that created a fusion between the two colleges.

Bill read 3o and passed.

Rouse adjourned at a rafter after One o clock.