HC Deb 06 July 1897 vol 50 c1294

Resolution reported:— That it is expedient—

  1. (a) 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;
  2. (b) to authorise the issue, out of the Consolidated Fund, of such sums, not exceeding in the whole £654,000, as may be required for such purposes; and
  3. (c) to authorise the application of the surplus set apart, under Section four of the Naval Works Act 1896 to the payment of the expenses of such works."

Resolution agreed to.

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

Bill presented accordingly, and read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Monday next, and to be printed.—[Bill 303.]