HC Deb 13 March 1896 vol 38 cc955-6

Resolution reported— That it is expedient to make provision for the construction of Works and acquisition of land in the United Kingdom and elsewhere for the purposes of the Royal Navy, and to authorise the issue, out of the Consolidated Fund, of any sums not exceeding in the whole £2,763,000 for such purposes; and to authorise the application of the surplus of income above expenditure for the year ending on the 31st day of March 1896, towards the repayment of expenses incurred for Naval Works, and the payment of sums to be expended for Naval Works.

Resolution agreed to.

Ordered, that a Bill be brought in upon the said Resolution, and that Mr. Goschen, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Macartney, and Mr. Austen Chamberlain do prepare and bring it in.