HC Deb 20 June 1913 vol 54 cc672-3

(1) From and after the appointed day the Board shall consist of twenty-five members to be appointed or elected as follows:—

(A) Appointed—
By the Admiralty One
By the War Office One
By the Trinity House One
By the Council seven
By the County Council One
By the Itchen Urban District Council One
By the London and South-Western Railway Company Three
(B) Elected—
By the Southampton Incorporated Chamber of Commerce Two
By owners of foreign-going vessels Four
By owners of coasting vessels Two
By traders One
By waterside frontagers One

(2) If at any time hereafter the Itchen Urban District shall be included in and become port of the borough the number of members of the Board to be appointed by the Council shall be increased to eight. Provided the member appointed by the Itchen Urban District Council and in office at the date of such inclusion may remain in office so long as lie might have done but for such inclusion, but so long as he remains in office shall be deemed to be a member appointed by the Council.

Amendments made: In Sub-section (1), leave out the words "twenty-five" ["the Board shall consist of twenty-five members"], and insert instead thereof the words "twenty-six."

Insert after the words "By Trinity House —one" the words "By the Board of. Trade —one."—[Colonel Philipps.]

In Sub-section (2), insert, at end as a new Sub-section, "(3) With a view to providing for the representation of Labour on the Board, the member of the Board appointed by the Board of Trade shall be appointed after consultation with such organisations representative of Labour as the Board of Trade think best qualified to advise them upon the matter."—[Mr. Pointer.)

Bill to be, read the third time.

Local Government Provisional Order (No. 16) Bill,

Read the third time, and passed.

Tramways Provisional Orders Bill,

As amended, considered; to be read the third time upon Monday next.

East Ham Corporation Bill,

Reported, with Amendments [Title amended], from the Local Legislation Committee (Section A); Report to lie upon the Table, and to be printed.