HC Deb 13 March 1862 vol 165 c1489

Order read, for resuming Adjourned Debate on Question [10th March], "That Mr. Moffatt be added to the Select Committee on the Trade Marks Bill."

Question again proposed.

Debate resumed.


said, that there were three parties who were affected by the Bill—namely, manufacturers, purchasers, and that important class who stood between both, namely, the wholesale vendor. When the subject was last before the House it was proposed that the name of the hon. Member for Honiton (Mr. Moffatt) should be added to the Select Committee, and he (Mr. Crawford) was desirous that that proposition should be carried, as it was important that the Interest of the wholesale vendors should be represented. The legal profession and the manufacturing interest were represented, but the claims of the wholesale houses to be represented appeared to have been altogether lost sight of in the composition of the Committee.

Question put, and agreed to.

House adjourned at a quarter after One o'clock.