§ MR. STEVENSON
said, he wished to ask the Vice President of the Board of Trade, Whether it is intended to give to Sailing Ships as well as Steamers the benefit of the proposed reductions of Lighthouse Dues; and what opportunities the owners of Sailing Ships will have of representing their claims in the matter before the Order in Council is made to give effect to the proposed reduction?
§ MR. SHAW LEFEVRE
, in reply, said, the reductions would apply to sailing vessels as well as to steamers. The Order in Council would be completed in the course of a few days, and a copy of it would be laid on the Table of the House.