HL Deb 25 February 1867 vol 185 cc930-1

House in Committee (according to Order.)

LORD CRANWORTH moved the omission of the last part of Clause 4, which provided that masters and their workmen might, by mutual consent, be bound before the proposed Court of Conciliation to consent to an increase or decrease of wages for twelve months. This he described as unreasonable and unnecessary.

An Amendment moved, to leave out from ("paid") to the End of the Clause.—(The Lord Cranworth.)


declined to assent to the Amendment.

On Question, That the words proposed to be left out stand Part of the Clause? their Lordships divided:—Contents 1; Not-Contents 9: Majority 8.

Amendment agreed to.

Saint Leonards, L. [Teller.]
Chelmsford, L. (L. Chancellor.) Devon, E.
Buckingham and Chandos, D. Colville of Culross, L. [Teller.]
Cranworth, L. [Teller.]
Silchester, L. (E. Longford.)
Carnarvon, E.
Derby, E. Teynham, L.

On the Motion of The LORD CHANCELLOR, the word "Operatives" in the title was altered to "Workmen."

The Report of the Amendments to be received on Friday next.

House adjourned at half past Seven o'clock, till To-morrow, half past Ten o'clock.