§ [Queen's Recommendation signified.]
§ Considered in Committee under Standing Order No. 88 (Money Committees).
§ [Sir SAMUEL STOREY in the Chair]
Motion made, and Question proposed,
That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to provide for the registration of common land and of town or village greens, it is expedient to authorise—
§ 8.43 p.m.
§ Mr. James Scott-Hopkins (Cornwall, North)
I should be glad if whoever replies on behalf of the Government would explain paragraph (b) of the Money Resolution. Why is it necessary to have the sums of money payable out of the rate-deficiency grant? Why has this clumsy method been chosen?
§ The Joint Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources (Mr. Arthur Skeffington)
This is the only way now in which a contribution can be made to authorities where they might benefit. There is no other way in which it can be done, and as this is the common form it has been incorporated in the Resolution.
§ Question put and agreed to.
§ Resolution to be reported
§ Report to be received Tomorrow.