HC Deb 18 July 1876 vol 230 cc1551-2

rose to call the attention of the House to the administration of the Poor Laws in England; and to move— That it is desirable to take steps to check the irregular bestowal of out-door relief with a view to the gradual diminution of such an encouragement to pauperism and improvidence


Notice taken, that 40 Members were not present; House counted, and 40 Members not being present,

House adjourned at five minutes after Nine o'clock.