HL Deb 13 March 1888 vol 323 c1054

Message from the House of Commons that they have appointed a Committee to consist of six members to join with a Committee of their Lordships to examine into the present system of Private Bill legislation, and to report how far and in what manner, without prejudice to public interests, that system may be modified with a view to the interests of suitors, the economy of the time of Parliament, and the reduction of costs and charges; and to request their Lordships to appoint an equal number of Lords to be joined with the Members of that House: Ordered, that the said message be taken into consideration on Thursday next.

House adjourned at half past Seven o'clock, to Thursday next, a quarter past Ten o'clock.