§ Order read, for resuming Adjourned Debate on Question [9th June], "That the Resolutions which upon the same day were reported from the Committee of Supply be now read a second time."
§ Question again proposed.
§ Debate resumed.
§ First Resolution being read a second time;
§ SIR JAMES ELPHINSTONE (amid repeated cries for a division)
rose to object to the Alderney Vote. He objected to the extravagant expenditure of money at Alderney, where no less than £800,000 had already been expended, and it was proposed to add a larger sum. He moved a reduction of this Vote by £80,000.
§ Question put, "That '£165,000' stand part of the Resolution."
§ The House divided:—Ayes 44; Noes 40: Majority 4.
§ Second Resolution agreed to.
§ Third Resolution being read a second time; Amendment proposed, to leave out the words "£89,000," and insert the words "£79,000."—(Mr. Lygon.)
§ Question proposed, "That the words proposed to be left out stand part of the Resolution."
§ Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.
§ Resolution agreed, to.