§ On the Order for Committee being read,
§ MR. VESEY KNOX (Londonderry)
rose to move: —That it be an Instruction to the Committee that they have power to confer the franchise upon persons occupying as tenants compartments similar to those mentioned in the Bill.
§ * MR. SPEAKER
said the Bill related to the Service Franchise only, whilst the Instruction proposed to alter another franchise, and it was therefore outside the scope of the Bill.
§ Bill considered in Committee: —1511
§ DR. TANNER (Cork Co., Mid) moved to report progress.
§ SIR J. BLUNDELL MAPLE (Camberwell, Dulwich)
appealed to the hon. Member to withdraw his objection, as the Bill was of a non-contentious character.
§ Committee report progress; to sit again upon Wednesday, 30th June.