HC Deb 25 July 1878 vol 242 cc334-5

(Sir Windham Anstruther, Mr. Campbell-Bannerman, Sir Edward Colebrooke, Sir Graham Montgomery, Mr. Ramsay.)


Order for Committee read.


moved that the Order for Committee be discharged. In doing so", he appealed to the Secretary of State for the Home Department to deal with the subject-matter of the Bill himself next Session. It was high time that the questions in dispute between the Parochial Boards and the Railway Companies in Scotland, as to valuation procedure, should be settled, and he should he very glad to see the Government undertake the duty of bringing that about.

Motion agreed, to.

Order discharged; Bill withdrawn.


Considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)

Resolved, That it is expedient to impose a Stamp Duty on Licences to keep Retreats for the reception of Habitual Drunkards, and also on every Patient admitted into such Retreat, and for the renewal of such Licences, which may become payable under the provisions of any Act of the present Session to facilitate the control and cure of Habitual Drunkards.

Resolution to be reported To-morrow, at Two of the clock.