HC Deb 21 June 1888 vol 327 c823
MR. ERNEST SPENCER (West Bromwich)

asked the President of the Local Government Board, Whether the abandonment of the Licensing Clauses of the Local Government Bill includes Clause 19, which gives powers to County Councils to increase licences 20 per cent?

THE PRESIDENT (Mr. RITCHIE) (Tower Hamlets, St. George's)

Yes; it is proposed to withdraw Clause 19 from the Bill.