HC Deb 19 July 1866 vol 184 c1073

said, he would beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department for an explanation connected with the answer he had given to the hon. Member for Aberdeen (Colonel Sykes) on the subject of the power of the Coal Commission to authorize boring. He wished to know, Whether he was right in believing that the effect of the right hon. Gentleman's answer was that the Commission had, in point of fact, nb power whatever to institute boring, and that any matter of that kind was wholly excluded from the power of the Commission?


said, the right hon. Gentleman was quite correct, there was no such power given to the Commission.