HC Deb 04 March 1869 vol 194 cc629-30

said, he would beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, When the Report of the Commissioner ap- pointed to inquire into the operation of the Bleachworks and Printworks Acts, which was promised at the end of last I Session, will be laid upon the Table; and, whether he intends to bring in any Hill on the subject during the present Session?


, in reply, said, that I the Commissioner appointed to make the inquiry had unfortunately fallen ill immediately on the completion of his inquiry, and had been unwell ever since; he had recovered, however, and was now engaged in making his Report, which would, he hoped, be completed shortly; proposals for legislation would follow as soon as circumstances would permit.