HC Deb 26 March 1889 vol 334 c928

Order for Second Reading read.


The Government cannot possibly accept the Second Reading of this Bill; and, looking at the time, I hope that no attempt will be made to proceed with it now.

MR. J. ROWLANDS (Finsbury, E.)

I must press the Motion for Second Reading.

Motion made, and Question proposed "That the Bill be read a second time."

Amendment proposed, to leave out the word "now," and at the end of the Question to add the words "upon this day six months."—(Mr. Tomlinson,)

Question put, "That the word 'now' stand part of the Question."

The House divided:—Ayes 31; Noes 69.

Words added.

Main Question, as amended, put, and agreed to.

Second Reading put off for six months.

And, it being after One of the clock, Mr. Speaker adjourned the House without Question put.