§ LORD CLARENCE PAGET
moved that "a Select Committee be appointed to inquire into and report upon the Basin and Dock Accommodation of the Royal Dockyards in the United Kingdom."
§ MR. WALPOLE
said, it was the established custom to give notice to the Members who were to serve on a Committee before they were nominated.
§ Motion agreed to.
Select Committee appointed,
To inquire into and report upon the Basin and Dock Accommodation of the Royal Dockyards in the United Kingdom, and its sufficiency for the Public Service, having reference especially to the proposed extension of Her Majesty's Dockyard at Portsmouth."—(Lord Clarence Paget.)
And, on Feb. 26, Select Committee nominated as follows:—
Sir FRANCIS BARING, Sir JOHN PAKINGTON, Mr. STANSFELD, Sir JOHN HAY, Mr. BAXTER, Mr. LAIRD, Sir MORTON PETO, Mr. GEORGE BENTINCK, Sir JOSEPH PAXTON, Mr. CORRY, and Mr. CHARLES BERKELEY:—Power to send for persons, papers, and records; Five to be the quorum.
§ And, on Feb. 29, Mr. LEATHAM, Mr. LAWSON, Sir JAMES ELPHINSTONE, and Mr. HENNESSY, added.