HC Deb 04 March 1870 vol 199 c1241

said, he would beg to ask, Whether it is the intention of the First Lord of the Admiralty to proceed with the Navy Estimates that evening? He apprehended it was unusual to take those Estimates on a Friday evening at so early a period of the Session; and it would be inconvenient to do so on the present occasion, as the right hon. Member for Tyrone (Mr. Corry), the late First Lord, was detained at his residence through illness.


replied, that he was not aware that it was unusual to take the Navy Estimates on Friday evening. As he had given full notice, he would bring the Estimates on if he could do so at a sufficiently early hour; but, as a particular Paper on the subject of the Naval Reserve, which he had hoped would be in the hands of Members that morning, had not been delivered till the afternoon, he would not propose to take Vote No. 4.

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