HC Deb 06 August 1887 vol 318 cc1494-5
MR. MARJORIBANKS (Berwickshire)

asked, If it was the intention of the Government to proceed with the Allotments Bill on Tuesday, or, if not, on what day?

THE FIRST LORD OF THE TREASURY (Mr. W. H. SMITH) (Strand, Westminster)

replied, that it was the intention to proceed with the Technical Instruction Bill, by arrangement with both sides of the House, on Tuesday, as early as the exigencies of Supply would permit—he hoped before 11 o'clock—and to take the Allotments Bill on Thursday, he hoped, about 10 o'clock. To meet the convenience of Irish Members the Irish Votes would not he taken next week.


asked if the First Lord of the Treasury would state the order in which Scottish Business was to be taken on Wednesday?

THE LORD ADVOCATE (Mr. J. H. A. MACDONALD) (Edinburgh and St. Andrew's Universities)

(who replied) said, it was proposed to take the Lunacy Districts Bill first, the Sheriff of Lanarkshire Bill second, the Secretary for Scotland Bill third, the Technical Education Bill fourth, and the Universities Bill fifth.