HC Deb 10 September 1909 vol 10 cc1707-9

If the council of a county on the complaint of the parish council or parish meeting of any parish comprised in any rural district in the county, or of any four inhabitant householders of that district, after holding a local inquiry are satisfied that the rural district council have failed to exercise their powers under Part III. of the principal Act in cases where those powers ought to have been exercised, the county council may resolve that the powers of the district council for the purposes of

that Part be transferred to the county council with respect either to the whole district or to any parish in the district, and those powers shall be transferred accordingly, and, subject to the provisions of the Housing of the Working Classes Act, 1900, and this Act, Section sixty-three of the Local Government Act, 1894, shall apply as if the powers had been transferred under that Act.


moved, to leave out the words "the Housing of the Working Classes Act, 1900, and" ["provisions of the Housing of the Working Classes Act," etc.].

Question put, "That the Amendment be made."

The House divided: Ayes, 124; Noes, 28.

Division No. 634.] AYES. [5.10 p.m.
Adkins, W. Ryland D. Foster, Rt. Hon. Sir Walter Molteno, Percy Alport
Alden, Percy Fullerton, Hugh Morgan, G. Hay (Cornwall)
Allen, A. Acland (Christchurch) Gladstone, Rt. Hon. Herbert John Morrell, Philip
Allen, Charles P. (Stroud) Harcourt, Robert V. (Montrose) Morse, L. L.
Ashton, Thomas Gair Hardy, George A. (Suffolk) Morton, Alpheus Cleophas
Baker, Joseph A. (Finsbury, E.) Harmsworth, R. L. (Caithness-shire) Murray, Capt. Hon. A. C. (Kincard.)
Balfour, Robert (Lanark) Hart-Davis, T. Myer, Horatio
Barker, Sir John Haslam, Lewis (Monmouth) Nicholls, George
Barnard, E. B. Hedges, A. Paget Nolan, Joseph
Beale, W. P. Henry, Charles S. Norman, Sir Henry
Benn, Sir J. Williams (Devonport) Higham, John Sharp O'Brien, Patrick (Kilkenny)
Boulton, A. C. F. Hogan, Michael O'Connor, James (Wicklow, W.)
Branch, James Hooper, A. G. O'Connor, T. P. (Liverpool)
Brodie, H. C. Howard, Hon. Geoffrey O'Kelly, Conor (Mayo, N.)
Bryce, J. Annan Illingworth, Percy H. Radford, G. H.
Burns, Rt. Hon. John Isaacs, Rufus Daniel Rees, J. D.
Byles, William Pollard Jackson, R. S. Ridsdale, E. A.
Channing, Sir Francis Allston Jardine, Sir J. Roberts, Charles H. (Lincoln)
Cherry, Rt. Hon. R. R. Jones, Sir D. Brynmor (Swansea) Robson, Sir William Snowdon
Cleland, J. W. Jones, Leif (Appleby) Roch, Walter F. (Pembroke)
Clough, William Jones, William (Carnarvonshire) Roe, Sir Thomas
Collins, Stephen (Lambeth) Joyce, Michael Schwann, Sir C. E. (Manchester)
Compton-Rickett, Sir J. Keating, Matthew Shipman, Dr. John G.
Condon, Thomas Joseph Kekewich, Sir George Stanger, H. Y.
Cooper, G. J. Kilbride, Denis Stewart, Halley (Greenock)
Corbett, A. Cameron (Glasgow) King, Alfred John (Knutsford) Straus, B. S. (Mile End)
Corbett, C H. (Sussex, E. Grinstead) Laidlaw, Robert Strauss, E. A. (Abingdon)
Cotton, Sir H. J. S. Lamb, Ernest H. (Rochester) Thorne, G. R. (Wolverhampton)
Cowan, W. H. Lamont, Norman Verney, F. W.
Cox, Harold Lupton, Arnold Walters, John Tudor
Cullinan, J. Luttrell, Hugh Fownes Waring, Walter
Dalziel, Sir James Henry Lynch, H. B. Warner, Thomas Courtenay T.
Davies, Timothy (Fulham) Macdonald, J. R. (Leicester) Whitbread, S. Howard
Dewar, Sir J. A. (Inverness-sh.) Macdonald, J. M. (Falkirk Burghs) White, Patrick (Meath, North)
Dickinson, W. H. (St. Pancras, N.) Mackarness, Frederic C Whittaker, Rt. Hon. Sir Thomas P.
Dillon, John Macpherson, J. T. Wilson, W. T. (Westhoughton)
Dobson, Thomas W. McKenna, Rt. Hon. Reginald Wood, T. M'Kinnon
Duncan, C (Barrow-in-Furness) M'Laren, Sir C B. (Leicester) Young, Samuel
Elibank, Master of M'Micking, Major G.
Everett, R. Lacey Maddison, Frederick
Faber, G. H. (Boston) Marks, G. Croydon (Launceston) TELLERS FOR THE AYES.—Mr.
Falconer, James Massie, J. Herbert Lewis and Mr. Gulland.
Findlay, Alexander Micklem, Nathaniel
Anstruther-Gray, Major Castlereagh, Viscount Fell, Arthur
Banner, John S. Harmood- Craig, Charles Curtis (Antrim, S.) Gardner, Ernest
Barrie, H. T. (Londonderry, N.) Craig, Captain James (Down, E.) Gretton, John
Brotherton, Edward Allen Dickson, Rt. Hon. C Scott- Guinness, Hon. W. E. (B. S. Edmunds)
Burdett-Coutts, W. Douglas, Rt. Hon. A. Akers- Heaton, John Henniker
Carlile, E. Hildred Faber, George Denison (York) Kimber, Sir Henry
Lonsdale, John Brownlee Morpeth, Viscount Thomson, W. Mitchell-(Lanark)
Lowe, Sir Francis William Morrison-Bell, Captain
MacCaw, Wm. J. MacGeagh Peel, Hon. W. R. W. TELLERS FOR THE NOES.—Sir F.
M'Arthur, Charles Smith, Abel H. (Hertford, East) Banbury and Mr. Rawlinson.
Moore, William

Bill read the third time, and passed.