HC Deb 16 July 1925 vol 186 cc1703-4

Order for consideration of Lords Amendments read.

Motion made, and Question, "That the Lords Amendments be now considered," put, and agreed to.

Lords Amendments considered accordingly.

Lords Amendments, down to page 1, lines 17 and 18, agreed to.

CLAUSE 2.—(Providing for capital powers to statutory gas companies for electricity purposes.)

Lords Amendment: In page 1, line 18, at the end, insert "or any Order having the force of an Act of Parliament."

Motion made, and Question proposed, "That this House doth agree with the Lords in the said Amendment."—[Mr. Clarry.]


What is the explanation of this Amendment?


This was put in more or less by those supporting the Electricity Commissioners. The only opposition which the Bill received in the House of Lords was completely satisfied.

Question put, and agreed to.

Subsequent Lords Amendments agreed to.