§ Order for Second Reading read.
§ Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Bill be now read a second time."—(General Sir George Balfour.)
§ THE ATTORNEY GENERAL (Sir HENRY JAMES)
said, there was no necessity for prolonging this discussion, as Her Majesty's Government would con- 897 sent to the second reading of the Bill. He regarded the principle of enfranchisement as one that should be encouraged.
§ Question put, and agreed to.
§ Bill read a second time, and committed for Monday next.