§ MR. FAWCETT
said, he would beg to ask Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Whether he will give a promise that Parliament shall be consulted, and its opinion expressed, before either a Charter is granted to a Roman Catholic University, or before the Government sanctions any other scheme affecting University Education in Ireland.
§ THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER
Sir, on the subject of Irish University Education, and on all other subjects, Her Majesty's Government will conduct themselves to the House of Commons according to the practice and in the spirit of the Constitution. But I decline to enter into any promise on that or any other subject at the bidding of the hon. Gentleman opposite.