HL Deb 22 May 1865 vol 179 c628

THE MARQUESS OF CLANRICARDE movedThat a Select Committee be appointed to inquire how far the Shannon and its principal Affluents can be improved both as regards Navigation and Drainage at a reasonable Cost; also, how far the Provisions of the Act of 2nd and 3rd Vict. Cap. 61. were complied with by the Commissioners appointed under that and subsequent Acts; and also, how far the Results anticipated in the Reports laid before Parliament previous to and during the Execution of Works by those Commissioners have been obtained; and that the Reports of Mr. Bateman and Mr. Beardmore upon the River Shannon be referred to the said Committee.

Motion agreed to; Select Committee appointed: And on Tuesday the 23rd inst. the Lords following were named of the Committee:—

D. Richmond. L. Ponsonby.
Ld. Steward. L. Crofton.
E. Spencer. L. Granard.
E. Cadogan. L. Somerhill.
E. Belmore. L. Stanley of Alderley.
E. Grey. L. Lyveden.
V. Clancarty.