HL Deb 28 July 1902 vol 111 c1338

Moved That a Select Committee be appointed to inquire and report—

  1. I. Whether, and, if so, to what extent, British ships are sent to sea in an unsea-worthy condition by reason of their being insufficiently or improperly ballasted;
  2. II. Whether any Amendment or amplification of the present law is desirable in connection therewith;
  3. III. If so, to what extent any such alteration of the law could be made equally applicable to foreign vessels.—(The Earl of Dudley).

Agreed to; and ordered accordingly.

House adjourned at five minutes past Five o'clock till tomorrow, half-past Ten o'clock.