§ Order of the Day for the Second Reading read.
said, this was a well-intentioned Bill, the object of which was merely to restore the powers of the Metropolitan District Boards to borrow money, powers of which they have been unintentionally deprived by the effect of the Public Health (London) Act 1891.
§ Moved," That the Bill be now read 2a."—(The Lord Monkswell.)
§ Motion agreed to; Bill read 2a accordingly, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House To-morrow.