HC Deb 10 August 1896 vol 44 c448

7. Motion made and Question put:— That a sum, not exceeding £8,740, be granted to Her Majesty, to complete the sum necessary to defray the Charge which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of March 1897, for the Salaries and other Expenses (including certain Grants in Aid) of Temporary Commissions and Committees, and Special Inquiries.


pointed out that some Commissions had been six or seven years in existence. The Vaccination Commission was an instance of this. They had been sitting year after year, and he hoped the Secretary to the Treasury would see that some limitation was put to their sittings.

The Committee divided:—Ayes, 157; Noes, 45.—(Division List, No. 400.)

And, it being after Ten of the clock, the Chairman, in pursuance of the Order of the House of the 27th February last, proceeded to put forthwith the Question on the outstanding Votes in the Committee of Supply, as followeth:—

8. £2,449, to complete the sum for Miscellaneous Expenses.

9. £7,602, for Repayments to the Civil Contingencies Fund.

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