HL Deb 04 March 1901 vol 90 cc357-8

Moved to resolve, "That it is desirable that a Select Committee be appointed to join with a Committee of the House of Commons to consider and report—

  1. 1. Whether the lines of route for underground railways in and near London, proposed by Bills which have been or may be introduced during the present Session, are best calculated to afford facilities for present and probable future traffic; and, if not, what modifications of those lines of route are: desirable.
  2. 2. What special provisions, if any, should be made for the protection of the owners, lessees, and occupiers of properties adjacent to underground railways from possible damage and annoyance.
  3. 3. What special terms and conditions, if any, as to construction and working should be imposed upon the promoters.
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  5. 4. Whether any, and which, of the schemes proposed by the said Bills should not be proceeded with during the present Session."

—(The Chairman of Committees)

Agreed to. Ordered that a message be sent to the Commons to communicate this resolution, and to desire their concurrence.