HC Deb 24 November 1909 vol 13 cc264-5

The Board of Trade shall lay annually before Parliament the accounts, balance-sheets, abstracts, statements, and other documents under this Act, or purporting to be under this Act, deposited with them during the preceding year, except reports on the affairs of assurance, companies submitted to the shareholders or policy holders thereof, and may append thereto any correspondence in relation to any such statements or abstracts and any note of the Board thereon.

Amendment proposed: To leave out all the words from "append" ["and may append"] to end of Clause, and to insert instead thereof the words "to such accounts, balance-sheets, abstracts, statements, or other documents any note of the Board of Trade thereon, and any correspondence in relation thereto."—[Mr. Churchill.]

Question, "That the words proposed to be left out stand part of the Clause," put, and negatived.

Words proposed there inserted.

CLAUSE 29.—(Savings) added to the Bill.