§ Order for Committee read.
§ House in Committee.
§ Clause 51,
MR. SERJEANT DEASY
said, he would put it to the Government whether they would proceed with this Bill at so late a period of the evening, as they had now come to the most important clause of the whole Bill (Clause 51)?
§ MR. WHITESIDE
said, he could see no objection, as they had got to Clause 51, to their going into Clause 52.
§ MR. M'MAHON
said, it has been agreed that contested business should not be proceeded with after twelve.
THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER
said, he had no objection, if it was the general feeling, to the Chairman reporting progress, as there was a good deal of business on the paper to get through.
§ House resumed.
§ Committee report progress; to sit again on Wednesday.