§ MR. AUBERON HERBERT
, amid considerable interruption, rose to call attention to the power possessed by Colleges of the University of Oxford to alter their own statutes, and to move a Resolution on the subject.
Motion made, and Question proposed,
That, in the opinion of this House, it is desirable that all applications on the part of Colleges of the University of Oxford to alter their Statutes should be laid before Parliament within fourteen days after the same have been received by the Privy Council, if Parliament be then sitting."—(Mr. Auberon Herbert.)
MR. GATHORNE HARDY
expressed a hope that the hon. Member would not press his Motion, on the ground that the object he desired to attain could only be arrived at by legislation. The Motion might be brought forward at a more convenient season, when it could be discussed with advantage.
supported the appeal of the right hon. Gentleman, on account of the lateness of the hour.
§ Motion, by leave, withdrawn.