HC Deb 20 March 1888 vol 323 c1793
MR. HOWARD VINCENT (Sheffield, Central)

asked the First Lord of the Treasury, If, having regard to the fact that two Bills have been introduced for the appointment of a Public or Official Trustee, and that one or more Companies have been formed in anticipation of receiving legislative authority to undertake trusts and Executorships, Her Majesty's Government will consent to the second reading pro formâ of the Public Trustee Bill, and subsequently to refer the whole matter to a Select Committee?

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

The Government have no objection to the second reading, pro formâ, of the Public Trustee Bill, in order that it may be referred to a Select Committee; but the hon. Member must understand that the Government give no expression of approval of any part of the Bill.