HC Deb 27 April 1932 vol 265 cc547-8

Ordered, That so much of the Lords Message [26th April] as relates to the appointment of a Committee on Gas Undertakings (Powers of Investment) be now considered." [Sir F. Thomson.]

So much of the Lords Message considered accordingly.

Ordered, hat a Select Committee of Five Members be appointed to join with a Committee appointed by the Lords to consider the interim recommendations, dated the 22nd March, 1932, of the Gas Legislation Committee, appointed by the Board of Trade, and generally the extent to which gas undertakers should be authorised to invest funds in other undertakings, and to report accordingly."—[Sir F. Thomson.]

Message to the Lords to acquaint them therewith.

Mr. McKeag, Major McLean, Mr. Nunn, Sir Arthur Michael Samuel, and Mr. Thomas Williams nominated members of the Committee.

Ordered, That the Committee have leave to hear Counsel to such extent as they shall see fit.

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

Ordered, That Three be the quorum."—[Sir F. Thomson.]