HC Deb 14 February 1893 vol 8 cc1490-1

Ordered, That it Select Committee be appointed to inquire and report upon the various Weights and Measures used for the sale of grain throughout the United Kingdom; the desirability of selling grain by weight only, or by measure and weight, and, in the event of either being considered desirable, the extent to which either might be enforced the desirability of the adoption of a uniform weight, either for the United Kingdom or any part of it; if a uniform weight is desirable, the standard to be adopted, and whether there should be one standard for all kinds of grain; and, if not, what should be the standard for each kind.

The Committee was accordingly nominated of—Mr. Beach, Mr. Everett, Mr. Farquharson, Sir Alfred Hickman, Sir John Kinlock, Mr. Lewis, Mr. Luttrell, Mr. Maguire, Mr. Robert Price, Mr. Rankin, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Francis Stevenson, Sir Mark Stewart, Colonel Waring, and Mr. Jasper More.

Ordered, That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records.

Ordered, That Five be the quorum.—(Mr. Jasper More.)