HC Deb 16 June 1871 vol 207 cc196-7

Select Committee appointed, "to inquire whether, having regard to the various rights and interests involved it is expedient that the land reclaimed from the Thames, and lying between Whitehall Gardens and Whitehall Place should, in whole or in part, be appropriated for the advantage of the inhabitants of the Metropolis, and, in such case, in what manner such appropriation should be effected."—(Mr. Gladstone.)

And, on July 3, Committee nominated as follows:—Mr. CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER, Lord JOHN MANNERS, Mr. ATTORNEY GENERAL, Mr. WILLIAM HENRY SMITH, Sir WILLIAM TITE, Mr. BERESFORD HOPE, Mr. VERNON HARCOURT, Mr. ANDERSON, Mr. JOHN LOCKE, Mr. LAIRD, and Sir FREDERICK HEYGATE:—Power to send for persons, papers, and records; Five to be the quorum.