HC Deb 16 July 1858 vol 151 c1605

said, he would beg to ask the right hon. Gentleman the Chancellor of the Exchequer what course he intends pursuing with regard to the Superannuation Bill.


said, that his intentions with regard to that Bill would depend very much upon the progress of the public business, and therefore he must decline to state exactly what course he intended to pursue with regard to it. He would, however, take that opportunity of mentioning to the hon. and learned Member for Sheffield (Mr. Roebuck) and some other hon. Gentlemen who had requested the Government to make arrangements which would enable them to bring on Motions of importance, that he proposed that the hon. and learned Gentleman should bring on his Motion with regard to the Hudson's Bay Company on Tuesday next. As he did not think that there would be any morning sitting on that day, and the House would therefore meet early, he anticipated that that Motion would not occupy the whole evening; and probably the hon. Member for London (Mr. Crawford) would find it convenient afterwards to bring on his Motion with respect to the destruction of timber in the Gulf of Bothnia. The right hon. and learned Gentleman the Member for Bute (Mr. S. Wortley) and the hon. and gallant Member for Weymouth (Colonel Freestun) also had notices upon the paper which he should like to see disposed of on Tuesday; but if that was found to be impossible, he would try to meet their convenience at another opportunity.