On Motion of Mr. HIBBERT, Bill to confirm certain Provisional Orders of the Local Government Board relating to the Local Government Districts of Askern and Atherton, the Borough of Birmingham, the Local Government Districts of Ealing and Hampton Wick, the City of Liverpool, the Borough of Middlesborough, and the Local Government Districts of Selby and Shirley, ordered to be brought in by Mr. HIBBERT and Mr. DODSON.
Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 152.]
On Motion of Mr. LABOUCHERE, Bill for further regulating the transmission of Newspapers, ordered to be brought in by Mr. LABOUCHERE, Sir HENRY DRUMMOND WOLFF, Mr. EDWARD CLARKE, Mr. A M. SULLIVAN, and Mr. DILLWYN.
Bill presented, and read the first time, [Bill 154.]
On Motion of Mr. ASHLEY, Bill to amend certain provisions of "The Highways and Locomotives (Amendment) Act, 1878," ordered to be brought in by Mr. ASHLEY and Mr. CLIFFORD.
Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 155.]
On Motion of Baron HENRY DE WORMS, Bill to amend the Law in respect of the Interment of Persons drowned in Tidal Rivers, ordered to be brought in by Baron HENRY DE WORMS, Sir SYDNEY WATERLOW, Mr. BOORD, and Mr. RITCHIE.
Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 156.]
On Motion of Mr. CALLAN, Bill to improve the condition of Agricultural Labourers in Ireland, and to amend and extend the Laws in respect to the erection and tenure of dwellings for the labouring classes in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. CALLAN, Mr. PATRICK MARTIN, Mr. P. J. SMYTH, and Mr. SHAW.
Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 157.]
§ ARTIZANS' AND LABOURERS' DWELLINGS IMPROVEMENT.
Select Committee appointed, "to consider the working of 'The Artizans' and Labourers' Dwellings Improvement Act, 1875,' and the amending Act of 1879, with a view of considering how the expense of and the delay and difficulty in carrying out these Acts may be reduced, and also of inquiring into any causes which may have prevented the reconstruction of dwellings for the Artizan Class to the full extent contemplated and authorised by these Acts and of recommending such Amendments as may be most expedient for carrying out the full intention of these Acts, and also to consider the working of the Metropolitan Streets Improvement Acts, 1872 and 1877, and of 31 and 32 Vic. c. 130, and 42 and 43 Vic. c.64."—(Sir Richard Cross.)
§ House adjourned at Two o'clock.