§ Ordered, That a Select Committee be appointed to consider the procedure governing Bills, whether public or private, involving charges, actual or potential, upon the rates; and to report what improvements can be made in it with a view to securing greater control of the expenditure of public moneys.
§ Sir Frederick Banbury, Sir Cyril Cobb, Sir William Howell Davies, Mr. Grundy, Mr. Frederick Hall, Mr. Holmes, Sir Donald Maclean, Sir William Middle-brook, Colonel Sir Henry Norris, Mr. Waddington, Lieutenant - Colonel Sir Alfred Warren, Mr. J. W. Wilson, Mr. Tyson Wilson, Mr. Edward Wood, and Lieutenant-Commander Hilton Young nominated members of the Committee.1070
§ Ordered, That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records.
§ Ordered, That Five be the quorum.—[Colonel Gibbs.]
§ The remaining Government Orders were read, and postponed.