§ Order of the Day for the House to be put into Committee, read.
§ Moved,"That the House do now resolve itself into Committee upon the said Bill,"—(The Lord President.)1183
§ THE MARQUESS OF LANSDOWNE
inquired why the valuation limit of £10 had been raised to £15, so that a farmer whose valuation exceeded the latter amount would be debarred from participating in the assistance received by his neighbours?
THE DUKE OF RICHMOND AND GORDON
said, it was necessary to have a limit. In the first instance it was restricted to £10; but after full discussion in the House of Commons it was raised to £15.
§ Motionagreed to;House in Committee accordingly.
§ Amendments made; the Report thereof to be receivedTo-morrow;and Bill to beprintedas amended. (No. 18.)
§ House adjourned at Seven o'clock, till To-morrow, half past Ten o'clock.