§ Sir William Houldsworth
reported from the Committee on Group L of Private Bills, that the Parties opposing the Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 10) Bill had stated that the evidence of Frederick Steevens, Acting Town Clerk of Bradford, was essential to their case; and, it having been proved that his attendance could not be procured without the intervention of the House, he had been instructed to move that the said Frederick Steevens do attend the said Committee upon Monday next, at half-past Eleven of the clock, and do produce all correspondence between him and the Local Government Board, or any inspector or officer of that Board, since the local, inquiry held in the month of March last before an inspector of the said Board, in the case of the Bradford (Yorks.) (Sewage Lands) Order proposed to be confirmed by the Bill, and especially all letters relating or referring to an Amendment of the Schedule to the said Order of the Lands with reference to which the said Order purports to empower the mayor, aldermen, and citizens of the city of Bradford (Yorks.), acting by the Council, to put in force the powers of the Lands Clauses Acts with respect to the purchase and taking of lands otherwise than by agreement. 261 Ordered, That Frederick Steevens do attend the said Committee on Group L of Private Bills upon Monday next, at half-past Eleven of the clock, and produce the said documents.