Order read, for resuming Adjourned Debate on Question [8th April],
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend 'The Metropolis Management Act, 1855,' and the Acts amending the same, so far as relates to the protection of the Metropolis from floods and inundations caused by the over-
flow of the River Thames; and for other purposes."—(Sir James M'Garel-Hogg.)
§ Question again proposed.
§ Debate resumed.
§ Question put, and agreed to.
§ Bill ordered to be brought in by Sir JAMES M'GAREL-HOGG, Sir ANDREW LUSK, and Mr. FORSYTH.
§ Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 262.]
§ The House suspended its Sitting at Seven of the clock.
§ The House resumed its Sitting at Nine of the clock.