That it is expedient to authorise the Treasury to advance, out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom, a loan of £150,000 to the Government and Province of British Columbia for the purpose of transferring and settling in that Province families from Crofter Parishes in Scotland, and to make provision for raising for a limited period the sum necessary for the said loan, the principal moneys so raised and the interest thereon being charged on the Consolidated Fund.
Resolution agreed to.
Bill ordered to be brought in by Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer and Baron Henry de Worms.
Bill presented, and read first time. [Bill 432.]