HC Deb 09 May 1919 vol 115 cc1307-8

Ordered, That a Select Committee be appointed to consider every Report made by the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries certifying the expediency of any Provisional Order for the enclosure or regulation of a common, and presented to the House during the last or present Sessions, before a Bill be brought in for the confirmation of such Order.

Ordered, That it be an Instruction to the Committee that they have power in respect of each such Provisional Order to inquire and report to the House whether the same should be confirmed by Parliament; and, if so, whether with or without modification, and in the event of their being of opinion that the same should not be confirmed, except subject to modifications, to re- port such modifications accordingly with a view to such Provisional Order being remitted to the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Ordered, That the Committee do consist of Twelve Members, Seven to be nominated by the House and Five by the Committee of Selection.

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Peel, Lieutenant-Colonel Hilder, Major Townley, Colonel Penry Williams, Sir Henry Cowan, Mr. Rowlands, and Mr. J. W. Taylor nominated members of the Select Committee.

Ordered, That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records.

Ordered, That five be the quorum—[Colonel Gibbs.]

The remaining Orders were read, and postponed.

Whereupon Mr. Speaker adjourned the House, without Question put, pursuant to Standing Order No 3.

Adjourned at Two minutes after Five o'clock.