§ MR. LABOUCHERE
said, it would be a great convenience to the House if the Chancellor of the Exchequer would state on what day he would take non-contentious matter.
§ MR. A. R. D. ELLIOT
asked what course the Government intended to take in regard to the Burgh Police and Health (Scotland) Bill? It had already passed the House of Lords.
§ THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER
I have not heard of the Bill before; and therefore I do not know anything of its prospects.
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE (Sir R. ASSHETON CROSS)
Perhaps I may be allowed to answer the Question. This Bill which my right hon. Friend has not heard of—and it is not in the least to be wondered at—is a Bill of very great importance; but my hon. Friend (Mr. A. R. D. Elliot) is perfectly right; the Bill is so long and complicated that it would be absolutely impossible to proceed with it this Session.