SIR WILLIAM STIRLING MAXWELL
said, he would beg to ask Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Whether, in Committee on the Re-distribution of Seats Bill and the Representation of the People Bills (Scotland and Ireland), he will propose Amendments for the purpose of enabling the Electors in the new University Constituencies to vote by means of voting papers, as the Electors of the existing University Constituencies of Oxford, Cambridge, and Dublin now have it in their power to do?
THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER,
in reply, said, he was sorry to de cline giving an answer to the question of his hon. Friend. It was a question of very great interest, and would constitute a fair matter of discussion. Voting papers had been adopted in England; but he thought there were more considerations in favour of their adoption in Scotland than in England. The discussion of this sub- 1794 ject ought to be approached without prejudice.