§ Mr. DEPUTY-SPEAKER laid upon the Table Report from one of the Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills, That, in the case of the following Bill, originating in the Lords, and referred on the First Reading thereof, the Standing Orders not previously inquired into, and which are applicable thereto, have not been complied with, viz.: —Midland Railway Bill [Lords].
§ Ordered, That the Report be referred to the Select Committee on Standing Orders.
§ Simon-Carves Bye-Product Coke Oven Construction and Working Company, Limited, Bill [Lords]. —As amended, considered; to be read the third time.
§ Ordered, That the Bill be committed to a Select Committee of Nine Members, Five to be nominated by the House, and Four by the Committee of Selection.
§ Ordered, That all Petitions against the Bill presented Five clear days before the meeting of the Committee be referred to the Committee; that the Petitioners praying to be heard by themselves, their Counsel, or Agents be heard against the Bill, and Counsel be heard in support of the Bill.
§ Ordered, That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records.
§ Ordered, That Five be the quorum. — (The Deputy-Chairman.)1559
§ Local Government (Ireland) Provisional Orders (No. 2) Bill. —Reported, without Amendment [Provisional Orders confirmed]: Report to lie upon the Table.
§ Bill to be read the third time Tomorrow.
§ St. Neot's Urban District Council Bill [Lords]. —Reported, with Amendments; Report to lie upon the Table, and to be printed.
§ Alexandra (Newport and South Wales) Docks and Railway (Additional Capital, etc.) Bill [Lords]. —Reported, with Amendments; Report to lie upon the Table, and to be printed.