§ Petition of the Mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the Borough of Clifton Dartmouth Hardness under their corporate seal praying for leave to introduce a Bill to authorise the Mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the Borough of Clifton Dartmouth Hardness to construct new waterworks for obtaining a supply of water from the River Harbourne; to confer powers upon them with reference to their water undertaking; to make further provision for the health and good government of the borough, and for other purposes; together with a copy of the proposed Bill annexed thereto: Read, and referred to the Examiners.
§ Reports from His Majesty's Attorney-General received and ordered to lie on the Table.472
§ Report from the Committee of Selection, That the following Lords be proposed to the House to form the Select Committee for the consideration of the said Bills, namely:
- M. Ailesbury,
- L. Stanley of Alderley,
- L. Monkswell,
- L. Merthyr,
- L. Askwith (Chairman);
§ Agreed to; and the said Lords appointed accordingly. The Committee to meet on Tuesday, the 24th of April next at eleven o'clock; and 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.