§ Order for Committee read.
§ Motion made and Question put, "That Mr. Speaker do now leave the Chair."
§ The House divided:—Ayes 125; Noes 30: Majority 95.
§ Main Question, "That Mr. Speaker do now leave the Chair," put, and agreed to.
§ Matter considered in Committee.
§ (In the Committee.)
§ Resolved, That it is expedient to authorise the payment, out of moneys to be provided by Parliament, of all Expenses incurred by the Commissioners of Works under the provisions of any Act of the present Session relating to the acquisition of a Site in Bow Street for the erection of a new Police Court and Police Station and Offices.
§ Resolution to be reported To-morrow, at Two of the clock.
§ Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Select Committee on the Bow Street Police Court (Site) Bill do consist of Five Members, Three to be nominated by the House, and Two to be nominated by the Committee of Selection."
§ Debate arising.
§ Motion made, and Question put, "That the Debate be now adjourned."—(Captain Nolan.)
§ The House divided:—Ayes 8; Noes 92: Majority 84.
§ Original Question put.
§ Colonel Black Burne, Mr. Spencer Stanhope, and Mr. Richard Smyth accordingly nominated Members of the Committee.
§ Ordered, That all Petitions presented against the Bill be referred to the Committee on the Bill, provided such Petitions are presented one clear day before the Meeting of the Committee; and that such of the Petitioners as pray to be heard by themselves, their Counsel, or agents, be heard upon their Petitions, if they think fit, and Counsel heard in favour of the Bill against the said Petitions:—That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records; That Three be the quorum.—(Mr. William Henry Smith.)