§ A conference took place with the House of Commons on the Registration of Electors Bill, and it was reported to the House, that the Commons had agreed to some of the Lords' Amendments and disagreed to others.
§ Viscount Melbourne
said, that the Commons, not being willing to agree to the Lords' Amendments with regard to the boundary clause, had struck it out altogether. He moved, that the Lords do not insist on their Amendments.
§ Lord Lyndhurst
objected to the Amendments made by the Commons as to the registration and trustee clauses, and insisted upon the necessity of their Lordships persevering in the Amendments which they had made on these two points.
§ The House divided:—Contents, including proxies 58; not-contents 88: Majority 30.1295
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§ Proxies in favour of Commons clauses 30.
§ The Amendments were insisted upon.
§ A conference was had with the Commons, and the bill left with them, with their Lordships' reasons, for adhering to their Amendments.