Deb 15 March 1922 vol 49 cc563-4

Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Five Lords appointed a Select Committee on the Colne Valley Water Bill [H.L.] and other Bills do form a Select Committee for the consideration of Shepton Mallet Waterworks Bill [H.L.] and the South Wales Electrical Power Distribution Company Bill [H.L.]; read, and agreed to: All Petitions referred to the Committee, with leave to the Petitioners praying to be heard by Counsel against the Bills to be heard as desired, as also Counsel for the Bills.

Chester Gas—(Petition for Bill).

Croydon Gas—(Petition for Bill).

Examiner's Certificates of non-compliance with the Standing Orders referred to the Standing Orders Committee on Tuesday next.

Torquay Corporation (Electricity).

Petition of the Corporation of Torquay, under their Common Seal, praying for leave to introduce a Bill to provide for the transfer of the electricity undertaking of the Urban Electric Supply Company, Limited, at Newton Abbot, in the County of Devon, to the Corporation; to extend the area for the supply of electricity by the said Corporation, and to make further provision in regard to their electricity undertaking; together with a copy of the proposed Bill annexed thereto; read, and referred to the Examiners.