said he had hoped to be able to introduce the Irish Labourers Bill on Wednesday, and he trusted that it would be introduced not later than Monday or Tuesday next week.
§ SIR H. CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN
said he anticipated that the Motion for the adjournment for the Whitsuntide recess would be made on Wednesday next week, and that the House would rise the same night and meet again on Thursday in the following week. In reply to Mr. Keir Hardie (Merthyr Tydvil), the right hon. Gentleman said the Committee tage of the Trade Disputes Bill and the introduction of the Bill on the unemployed could not be taken before Whitsuntide. Answering Mr. A. J. Balfour (City of London) the right hon. Gentleman said that on Thursday next it was 959 proposed to take the Navy Votes, with the exception of those relating to shipbuilding, which would be deferred to a later period of the Session.