HC Deb 08 August 1877 vol 236 c638

Bill to apply a sum, out of the Consolidated Fund, to the service of the year ending the thirty-first day of March, One thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight, and to appropriate the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament, ordered to be brought in by Mr. RAIKES, Mr. CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER, and Sir WILLIAM DYKE.

Bill presented accordingly, and read the first time.


gave Notice, that on the second reading of the Bill, he should call attention to the state of affairs under which Parliament was about to be prorogued, with special reference to the note addressed by the Foreign Secretary to the Russian Ambassador on the 6th of May last.