§ Ordered, That a Select Committee be appointed to inquire into the past and present condition of the Hop Industry, and to report thereon.
§ Committee accordingly nominated of—Mr. Arkwright, Mr. Barker, Sir William Collins, Mr. Courthope, Mr. Gretton, Mr. Mallet, Mr. Napier, Mr. Rowlands, Mr. Edward Strauss, Mr. Verney, and Mr. Patrick White.
§ Ordered, That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records.
§ Ordered, That three be the quorum.—(Mr. Whiteley.)
§ MR. J. A. PEASE
gave notice of a Motion to suspend the Eleven o'Clock Rule to-morrow in order that the interruption of the debate at a quarter-past eight for private business might not prevent the conclusion of the First Reading debate on the Licensing Bill.
§ Adjourned at seven minutes after Eleven o'clock.