HC Deb 16 September 1909 vol 10 cc2435-8

(1) From and after the appointed day, the Congested Districts Board shall consist of the following members:—

  1. (a) The Chief Secretary, the Under secretary to the Lord Lieutenant, and the Vice-President of the Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction for Ireland, who shall be ex-officio members:
  2. (b) Five members appointed by His Majesty (in this Act referred to as appointed members):
  3. (c) Nine members representing the congested districts counties, of whom one shall be elected by the local authority

of each congested districts county (in this Act referred to as representative members):

(d) Two paid members appointed by His Majesty (in this Act referred to as permanent members).

(2) An appointed member shall hold office for four years and shall be eligible for re-appointment.

(3) Each of the permanent members shall hold office during pleasure, and shall be paid by the Board out of the funds at their disposal an annual salary of two thousand pounds.

(4) His Majesty will fill any casual vacancy in the office of appointed or permanent member by appointing a member in the place of the member whose office is vacant.

(5) Every existing member of the Congested Districts Board who is not an ex-officio member, or is not appointed or elected under or in pursuance of this Section, shall cease to hold office on the appointed day.

Amendment proposed: In Section (3), at the end, to insert: "Provided that a permanent member shall not be removed from his office except by an Order in Council, and any such Order shall be laid before each House of Parliament forthwith, and if an Address is presented to His Majesty by either House of Parliament within the next subsequent forty days on which that House has sat after any such Order is laid before it praying that the Order may be annulled. His Majesty in Council may annul the Order, and it shall thenceforth be void."

The House divided: Ayes, 236; Noes, 53.

Division No. 675.] AYES. [10.45 p.m.
Abraham, W. (Cork, N.E.) Birrell, Rt. Hon. Augustine Cooper, G. J.
Acland, Francis Dyke Black, Arthur W. Corbett, A. Cameron (Glasgow)
Agar-Robertes, Hon. T. C. R. Boland, John Corbett, C. H. (Sussex, E. Grinstead)
Agnew, George William Bowerman, C. W. Cornwall, Sir Edwin A.
Alden, Percy Branch, James Cotton, Sir H. J. S.
Allen, A. Acland (Christchurch) Brunner, J. F. L. (Lancs., Leigh) Cowan, W. H.
Allen, Charles P. (Stroud) Bryce, J. Annan Cullinan, J.
Ambrose, Robert Buckmaster, Stanley O. Curran, Peter Francis
Armitage, R. Burke, E. Haviland- Dalziel, Sir James Henry
Baker, Joseph A. (Finsbury, E.) Burns, Rt. Hon. John Davies, Timothy (Fulham)
Balfour, Robert (Lanark) Burnyeat, W. J. D. Davies, Sir W. Howell (Bristol, S.)
Baring, Godfrey (Isle of Wight) Burt, Rt. Hon. Thomas Dewar, Arthur (Edinburgh, S.)
Barlow, Sir John E. (Somerset) Byles, William Pollard Dickinson, W. H. (St. Pancras, N.)
Barnard, E. B. Channing, Sir Francis Allston Dillon, John
Barran, Rowland Hirst Cherry, Rt. Hon. R. R. Dobson, Thomas W.
Barry, E. (Cork, S.) Clancy, John Joseph Donelan, Captain A.
Barry, Redmond J. (Tyrone, N.) Clough, William Duffy, William J.
Beauchamp, E. Clynes, J. R. Dunne, Major E. Martin (Walsall).
Beaumont, Hon. Hubert Cobbold, Felix Thornley Edwards, Sir Francis (Radnor)
Benn, Sir J. Williams (Devonport) Collins, Stephen (Lambeth) Elibank, Master of
Bethell, T. R. (Essex, Malden) Condon, Thomas Joseph Erskine, David C.
Evans, Sir S. T. Lehmann, R. C. Power, Patrick Joseph
Everett, R. Lacey Lewis, John Herbert Priestley, Sir W. E. B. (Bradford, E.)
Falconer, J. Lundon, T. Radford, G. H.
Farrell, James Patrick Luttrell, Hugh Fownes Rainy, A. Rolland
Ffrench, Peter Lynch, A. (Clare, W.) Raphael, Herbert H.
Field, William Macdonald, J. R. (Leicester) Rea, Rt. Hon. Russell (Gloucester)
Flavin, Michael Joseph Macdonald, J. M. (Falkirk Burghs) Reddy, M.
Flynn, James Christopher Maclean, Donald Redmond, John E. (Waterford)
Fuller, John Michael F. MacNeill, John Gordon Swift Redmond, William (Clare)
Fullerton, Hugh Macpherson, J. T. Richards, T. F. (Wolverhampton, W.)
Furness, Sir Christopher MacVeagh, Jeremiah (Down, S.) Roberts, Charles H. (Lincoln)
Gibb, James (Harrow) MacVeigh, Charles (Donegal, E.) Roberts, G. H. (Norwich)
Gilhooly, James M'Kean, John Robertson, Sir G. Scott (Bradford)
Gill, A. H. M'Laren, Sir C. B. (Leicester) Robson, Sir William Snowdon
Ginnell, L. M'Laren, H. D. (Stafford, W.) Roch, Walter F. (Pembroke)
Glendinning, R. G. M'Micking, Major G. Roche, Augustine (Cork)
Glover, Thomas Maddison, Frederick Roe, Sir Thomas
Gooch, George Peabody (Bath) Mallet, Charles E. Rutherford, V. H. (Brentford)
Grayson, Albert Victor Marnham, F. J. Samuel, Rt. Hon. H. L. (Cleveland)
Gulland, John W. Meagher, Michael Scanlan, Thomas
Gwynn, Stephen Lucius Meehan, Francis E. (Leitrim, N.) Scarisbrick, Sir T. T. L.
Haldane, Rt. Hon. Richard B. Meehan, Patrick A. (Queen's Co.) Schwann, C. Duncan (Hyde)
Hancock, John George Menzies, Sir Walter Schwann, Sir C. E. (Manchester)
Harcourt, Robert V. (Montrose) Molteno, Percy Alport Seely, Colonel
Hardy, George A. (Suffolk) Mooney, J. J. Shackleton, David James
Harmsworth, R. L. (Caithness-shire) Morgan, J. Lloyd (Carmarthen) Sheehan, Daniel Daniel
Harrington, Timothy Morrell, Philip Sheehy, David
Harwood, George Morton, Alpheus Cleophas Smyth, Thomas F. (Leitrim, S.)
Haworth, Arthur A. Muldoon, John Snowden, P.
Hazleton, Richard Murnaghan, George Soares, Ernest J.
Healy, Timothy Michael Murphy, John (Kerry, E.) Stewart-Smith, D. (Kendal)
Helme, Norval Watson Nannetti, Joseph P. Strachey, Sir Edward
Henry, Charles S. Newnes, F. (Notts, Bassetlaw) Summerbell, T.
Higham, John Sharp Nicholls, George Taylor, John W. (Durham)
Hogan, Michael Nolan, Joseph Tennant, Sir Edward (Salisbury)
Hooper, A. G. Norman, Sir Henry Tennant, H. J. (Berwickshire)
Horniman, Emslie John Nugent, Sir Walter Richard Thomas, Abel, (Carmarthen, E.)
Hudson, Walter Nussey, Sir Willans Thomasson, Franklin
Hutton, Alfred Eddison Nuttall, Harry Verney, F. W.
Idris, T. H. W. O'Brien, K. (Tipperary, Mid) Vivian, Henry
Isaacs, Rufus Daniel O'Brien, Patrick (Kilkenny) Walters, John Tudor
Johnson, John (Gateshead) O'Connor, John (Kildare, N.) Wardle, George J.
Jones, Leif (Appleby) O'Connor, T. P. (Liverpool) Waring, Walter
Jones, William (Carnarvonshire) O'Doherty, Philip Warner, Thomas Courtenay T.
Jordan, Jeremiah O'Donnell, John (Mayo, S.) Wason, Rt. Hon. E. (Clackmannan)
Joyce, Michael O'Donnell, T. (Kerry, W.) Watt, Henry A.
Kavanagh, Walter M. O'Dowd, John White, J. Dundas (Dumbartonshire)
Keating, M. O'Kelly, Conor (Mayo, N.) White, Sir Luke (York, E.R.)
Kekewich, Sir George O'Kelly, James (Roscommon, N.) White, Patrick (Meath, North)
Kelley, George D. O'Malley, William Whittaker, Rt. Hon. Sir Thomas P.
Kennedy, Vincent Paul O'Shaughnessy, P. J. Wiles, Thomas
Kilbride, Denis O'Shee, James John Wilson, Hon. G. G. (Hull, W.)
King, Alfred John (Knutsford) Parker, James (Halifax) Wilson, W. T. (Westhoughton)
Laidlaw, Robert Partington, Oswald Young, Samuel
Lambert, George Pearce, Robert (Staffs, Leek)
Lamont, Norman Philips, John (Longford, S.)
Lardner, James Carrige Rushe Pickersgill, Edward Hare TELLERS FOR THE AYES.—Mr.
Law, Hugh A. (Donegal, W.) Pointer, J. Joseph Pease and Captain Norton.
Layland-Barratt, Sir Francis Ponsonby, Arthur A. W. H.
Acland-Hood, Rt. Hon. Sir Alex. F. Douglas, Rt. Hon. A. Akers- M'Arthur, Charles
Arkwright, John Stanhope Duncan, Robert (Lanark, Govan) M'Calmont, Colonel James
Balcarres, Lord Fletcher, J. S. Moore, William
Banbury, Sir Frederick George Gordon, J. Parker, Sir Gilbert (Gravesend)
Banner, John S. Harmood- Goulding, Edward Alfred Rawlinson, John Frederick Peel
Barrie, H. T. (Londonderry, N.) Grotton. John Renton, Leslie
Bull, Sir William James Guinness, Hon. W. E. (B. S. Edmunds) Roberts, S (Sheffield, Ecclesall)
Butcher, Samuel Henry Haddock, George B. Scott, Sir s. (Marylebone, W.)
Carlile, E. Hildred Harrison-Broadley, H. B. Sheffield, Sir Berkeley George D.
Carson, Rt. Hon. Sir Edward H. Kay, Hon. Claude George Staveley-Hill, Henry (Staffordshire)
Castlereagh, Viscount Hermon-Hodge, Sir Robert Thomson, W. Mitchell (Lanark)
Cecil, Evelyn (Aston Manor) Hill, Sir Clement Thornton, Percy M.
Clark, George Smith Kennaway, Rt. Hon. Sir John H. Valentia, Viscount
Clive, Percy Archer Kerry, Earl of Wilson, A. Stanley (York, E.R.)
Coates, Major E. F. (Lewisham) Keswick, William Wyndham, Rt. Hon. George
Corbett. T. L. (Down, North) Lambton, Hon. Frederick William
Craik, Charles Curtis (Antrim, S.) Long, Rt. Hon. Walter (Dublin, S.) TELLERS FOR THE NOES.—Mr. H. W. Forster and the Marquess of Hamilton.
Craig, Captain James (Down, E.) Lonsdale, Jonn Brownlee
Craik, Sir Henry MacCaw, Wm. J. MacGeagh