HC Deb 07 June 1888 vol 326 cc1497-8

COMMITTEE. [Progress 4th June.]

MATTER—considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)

Motion made, and Question proposed, That it is expedient to authorise the payment, out of moneys to be provided by Parliament, of remuneration to Railway Companies for receiving and forwarding traffic under the authority of a Secretary of State or the Admiralty, and of compensation to any person suffering loss for anything done under such authority, in pursuance of any Act of the present Session to make better provision respecting National Defence."—(Mr. Secretary Stanhope.)

MR. PICTON (Leicester)


THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WAR (Mr. E. STANHOPE) (Lincolnshire, Horncastle)

said, this was merely the usual formal Resolution, and he hoped the objection would not be insisted upon.


said, he attached such importance to this matter that he could not withdraw his objection.

Objection being taken to Further Proceeding, the Chairman left the Chair to report Progress; Committee to sit again To-morrow.