§ Bill read 2a (according to Order).
THE DUKE OF RICHMOND AND GORDON
said, he hoped the Committee would be negatived, with the view of dispensing with that stage.
§ THE EARL OF REDESDALE (CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEES)
said, he would enter an emphatic protest against the hurrying through of Bills in that way. The Bill had just been sent up from the other House, and there had been no time for their Lordships to consider it. If he stood alone, he would vote against the Motion.
§ On Question, That the Bill be committed? Their Lordships divided:—Contents 3; Not-Contents 13: Majority 10.
|Redesdale, E. [Teller.]||Colchester, L.|
|Denman, L. [Teller.]|
|Cairns, E. (L. Chancellor.)||Cranbrook, V.|
|Hawarden, V. [Teller.]|
|de Ros, L.|
|Northumberland, D.||Elphinstone, L.|
|Richmond, D.||Gormanston, L. (V. Gormanston.)|
|Hartismere, L. (L. Henniker.)|
|Beauchamp, E.||Skelmersdale, L. [Teller.]|
§ Resolved in the Negative; and Bill to be read 3a To-morrow.