§ PRIVATE BILLS [Lords] (Standing Orders not previously inquired into complied with),
§ Mr. SPEAKER laid upon the Table Report from one of the Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills, That, in the case of the following Bills, originating in the Lords, and referred on the First Reading thereof, the Standing Orders not previously inquired into, which are applicable thereto, have been complied with, namely:
- London County Council (Lambeth Bridge) Bill [Lords]
- Southend Water Bill [Lords].
- Sutton Harbour Bill [Lords].
- Manchester Corporation Bill [Lords].
§ Bills to be read a Second time.
§ Ordered, That a Select Committee be appointed to consider every Report made by the Minister 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 present Session, 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 report such modifications accordingly with a view to such Provisional Order being remitted to the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.
§ Lord Apsley, Sir Gervase Beckett, Sir John Brunner, Captain Bullock, Mr. Arthur Henderson (Cardiff), Captain O'Grady, and Mr. P. Gilchrist Thomson 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.— [Mr. Frederick Hall.]