HC Deb 22 May 1894 vol 24 c1083

Order for Second Reading read.

Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Bill be now read a second time."—(Mr. Anstruther.)

MR. T. M. HEALY) (Louth, N.

asked if the hon. Gentleman would tell them what this Bill was?

* MR. ANSTRUTHER (St. Andrews, &c.)

said, the Bill embodied principles which had been passed unanimously by the House in the recent Session, and he would appeal to the House to allow the Second Reading in order that the Amendments, if there were any, might be placed on the Paper for the consideration of those who were interested in the matter.

* DR. MACGREGOR (Inverness-shire)

said, there was a serious defect in the Bill; it did not provide for the travelling expenses of the members on the Board, and he must therefore object to it.


reminded the hon. Member that it was not competent for a private Member to make such provision.


The reason given is not valid, but the hon. Member objects.



Objection being taken by other Members; Second Reading deferred till Wednesday, 30th May.

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