HC Deb 05 May 1887 vol 314 c969

In reply to Sir JOHN SWINBURN (Staffordshire, Lichfield),

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

said, that under the conditions in which they were now placed with respect to Public Business, it was impossible for him to name a day for the Committee stage of the Coal Mines Regulation Bill.