§ Order for Second Reading read.
§ MR. W. H. SMITH,
in moving that the Bill be now read a second time, stated that it authorized the advance of £700,000 for public loans in Ireland, and also remitted certain sums amounting to about £500,000, which had previously been advanced by the Treasury on inadequate security.
Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Bill be now read a second time."—(Mr. W. H. Smith.)
§ MR. COURTNEY
moved the adjournment of the debate.
1015 Motion made, and Question put, "That the Debate be now adjourned." —(Mr. Courtney.)
The House divided:—Ayes 7; Noes 60: Majority 53.—(Div. List, No. 128.)
Original Question put, and agreed to.
Bill read a second time, and committed for Thursday 7th June.