HC Deb 14 February 1870 vol 199 cc236-7

said, he would beg to ask the First Commissioner of Works, Whether the levelling and purification of the Serpentine are being done by contract; and, if so, what date is fixed for the completion of these works?


said, the work was being carried on under a contract, which provided that it should be completed by the 15th of April next, provided there was no interruption from severity of weather or any other unavoidable cause, of which they Government engineer in charge of the work was to be the judge.