§ Motion made, and Question put, "That leave be given to bring in a Bill for regulating the Police and Sanitary Administration of towns and populous places, and for facilitating the union of Police and Municipal Administration in Burghs in Scotland."—(The Lord Advocate.)
§ The House divided:—Ayes 122; Noes 19: Majority 103.—(Div. List, No. 3.)
§ Bill ordered to be brought in accordingly by The Lord Advocate, Mr. Solicitor General for Scotland, and Sir Herbert Maxwell.
§ Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 118.]