HC Deb 15 March 1900 vol 80 cc1027-8

Order for Second Reading read.

Motion made and Question proposed, "That the Bill be now read a second time."


called attention to the fact that this was close upon the hour for adjournment, and stated that it would not be fair to Members who had not read the Bill to proceed with the Second Reading to-night. He criticised the provisions of the Bill with respect to the tenure of office and the qualifications of sanitary inspectors, pointing out that while the men had undergone no kind of qualification they were to be practically irremovable.

It being midnight, the Debate stood adjourned.

Debate to be resumed upon Thursday, 5th April.