§ Motion made, and Question proposed, 'That a sum, not exceeding £35,500, be granted to His Majesty, to complete the sum necessary to defray the charge which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the '31st day of March, 1905, for expenditure in respect of Royal Palaces."
§ MR. DALZIEL (Kirkcaldy, Burghs)
moved to report Progress on the ground that an understanding had been arrived at, that no Votes should be taken that night, and that the Government should content themselves with getting the Army (Annual) Bill through.
§ Motion made, and Question proposed. "That the Chairman do report Progress, and ask leave to sit again."—(Mr. Dalziel.)
THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WAR (Mr. ARXOLD-FORSTER,) Belfast, W.
said he believed that that was the arrangement.
§ MR. DALZIEL
said he should like to know how far the Government proposed to proceed with the Army (Annual) Bill, in view of the fact that the customary circular with reference to the measure had not been distributed to Members. He hoped they would not press the Third Reading that night.
§ THE PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY (Sir A. ACLAND-HOOD,) Somersetshire, Wellington
said they would be content i they got the Committee stage that night, and he would put down the Third Reading for to-morrow.
§ Committee report Progress; to sit again to-morrow.