§ LORD PLAYFAIR
presented Bills (No. 80 and No. 81) to confirm Provisional Orders made by the Education Department under the Elementary Education Act, 1870, to enable the School Boards for Croydon and Tottenham to put in force the Lands Clauses Acts; and Bills (No. 82, No. 83 and No. 84) to confirm Provisional Orders made by the Board of Trade under the Gas and Water Works Facilities Act, 1870, relating to Barnstaple Gas, Bognor Gas, Felixstowe Gas, and Kildwick Parish Gas, Llanberis Gas and Water, Newark Gas, and Rothwell Gas, Holyhead Water, Mid Kent Water, and South Hayling Water.
§ The Bills were read 1a.