§ MR. THOROLD ROGERS
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, If he is able to inform the House whether the Government intend to take any steps with a view of improving the condition of the river between London Bridge and Gravesend?
§ SIR WILLIAM HARCOURT,
in reply, said, that, in concert with his right hon. Friend the President of the Local Government Board, he had been considering the constitution of a small professional Royal Commission to inquire into this subject. The preliminaries were on the point of completion, and ho hoped the Commission would institute the inquiry very shortly.