HC Deb 24 March 1882 vol 267 c1958

Order read, for resuming Adjourned Debate on Question [22nd February], "That the Bill be now read a second time."

Question again proposed.

Debate resumed.


wished to know why the Bill was brought forward on that occasion?


explained that, with the consent of the President of the Board of Trade and the concurrence of the hon. Member for Liverpool (Mr. Whitley), it was about to be sent to a Select Committee, and it was now proposed to read it a second time, after which it would be committed pro formâ, in order that Amendments might be inserted, and the Bill be re-printed.

Question put, and agreed to.

Bill read a second time, and committed for Monday next.