§ Resolution of the House [7th April] relative to the Metropolitan Water Board 1262 (Charges) Bill, the Thames Conservancy Bill, and the Lee Conservancy Bill, which was ordered to be communicated to the Lords, and Lords Message [13th April] signifying their concurrence in the said Resolution, read;
§ Ordered, That the said Bills be committed to a Select Committee of Four Members, to be joined with a Committee of Four Lords.—[The Chairman of Ways and Means.]
§ Message to the Lords to acquaint them therewith.
§ Ordered, That the Committee be nominated by the Committee of Selection.
§ Ordered, That all Petitions in favour of or against the Bills, respectively, presented on or before the 28th April, 1921, be referred to the Committee; that the Petitioners praying to be heard against the Bills by themselves, their counsel, agents, or witnesses, be heard and counsel be heard in support of the Bills.
§ Ordered, That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records.
§ Ordered, That Three be the quorum.— [The Chairman of Ways and Means.]