Resolution [June 1] reported;
That it is expedient to authorise the payment, out of moneys to be provided by Parliament, of one-third of the expenses incurred in the construction of Works in pursuance of any Act of the present Session for authorising the construction of additional Piers and "Works at Dover.
§ Resolution read the first time.
§ Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the said Resolution be now read a second time."
§ MR. HANKEY
objected to the mode in which the money for that work was to be raised, but not to the principle of the Bill itself.
moved the adjournment of the debate, as the Report of the Select Committee on the Bill was not yet in the hands of Members.
§ Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Debate be now adjourned."—(Mr. Beckett-Benison.)
§ MR. W. H. SMITH
hoped the Motion would not be pressed. Ample time would be given for the consideration of the measure when the Report of the Select Committee was before the House, as it shortly would be. The Resolution before them was merely a formal proceeding.
§ Motion, by leave, withdrawn.
§ Resolution agreed to.