§ Mr. Boland, Mr. Griffith-Boscawen, Mr. Emmott, Sir John Gorst, Mr. Brynmor Jones, Mr. Arthur Morton, Mr. Platt-Higgins, and Sir Francis Powell nominated Members of the Select Committee on the Education Board Provisional Order Confirmation (London) Bill [Lords].
§ Ordered, That such of the Petitioners as pray to be heard by themselves, their Counsel, Agent, or Witnesses be heard.
§ Ordered, That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records.
§ Ordered, That three be the quorum."—(Sir William Walrond.)
§ DR. MACNAMARA (Camberwell, N.)
Having regard to the extreme urgency of this matter, will it be possible for the Committee to meet to-morrow morning?
§ THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION (Sir J. GORST, Cambridge University)
Yes, Sir, it is proposed to meet to-morrow.
§ SIR J. GORST
The reference is perfectly general. While I have no power to pledge the Committee in any way, I shall endeavour to confine the deliberations of the Committee to the question of site as raised by the Stepney Borough Council.