HC Deb 06 May 1902 vol 107 cc793-4

Leave given to the Committeeto make a Special Report.—[Mr. Heywood Johnstone.)

Special Report brought up, and read as followeth:—

Mr. Heywood Johnstone reported from the Committee on Group H of Private Bills; That in the case of the Huddersfield Corporation Bill they had agreed to the following Special Report:—

That the Bill had become unopposed since the last meeting of the Committee yesterday, but the Committee had taken the responsibility of treating it as an opposed Bill to avoid delay, inconvenience, and expense which the parties would incur if the Bill was referred back to the Committee of Selection under Standing Order 136.

Special Report to lie upon the Table.