HC Deb 24 March 1896 vol 39 c40

Order for resuming Adjourned Debate on Question [24th February]— That the Orders [17th February] that the Lambeth Water (Transfer) Bill and the Southwark and Vauxhall Water (Transfer) Bill be committed be read and discharged, and that the Bills be committed to a Select Committee of Nine Members, Four to be nominated by the House and Five by the Committee of Selection. That subject to the Rules, Orders and Proceedings of this House, all Petitions against the said Bills be referred to the Committee; and such of the Petitioners as pray to be heard by themselves, their Counsel, Agents, or Witnesses, be heard on their Petitions against the Bills, if they think fit, and Counsel heard in support of the said Bills against such Petitions. That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records. And that seven be the quorum."—(Mr. James Stuart)—

Read, and discharged.