HC Deb 31 January 1902 vol 102 c6

"To empower the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the borough of Birkenhead to acquire Hamilton Square Gardens and other lands, and to confer on them further powers for the supply of electrical energy and for the control of children trading in the streets and of persons dealing in second-hand goods; and further powers in relation to financial matters; and for other purposes," read the first time; to be read a second time.