§ Considered in Committee.
§ (In the Committee.)
§ Clause 1:—1012
§ Question proposed, "That the Clause stand part of the Bill."
§ SIR F. BANBURY (City of London)
opposed the clause because he thought the House ought to have some further information from the Under-Secretary for the Colonies with regard to the additional grant that was to be made to British Columbia for ten years. He would like to know why the right hon. Gentleman had put in the limit of ten.
§ And it being Eleven of the clock, the Chairman left the Chair to make his Report to the House.
§ THE UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES (Mr. CHURCHILL, Manchester, N.W.)
The most disgraceful and flagrant act of obstruction I have ever seen.
§ Committee report Progress; to sit again To-morrow.