HC Deb 07 May 1883 vol 279 cc17-8

SIR JOSEPH BAILEY moved— That it be an Instruction to the Committee on the Manchester Ship Canal Bill that they have power to inquire and consider whether the powers respecting the Canal can be properly granted, regard being had to the question whether, to make the Canal effective, a low-water channel in the estuary of the Mersey be necessary, and whether the formation and maintenance of such a channel is reasonably practicable.

Motion agreed to.

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