§ The LORD CHANCELLOR acquainted the House that the Clerk of the Parliaments had laid upon the Table the Certificates from the Examiners that the Standing Orders applicable to the following Bills have been complied with: Drainage and Improvement of Lands (Ireland) Provisional Order; Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 13); Public Offices (Dublin).
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ London United Tramways Bill. Report from the Select Committee, That the Committee had not proceeded with the consideration of the Bill, no parties having appeared in opposition thereto; read, and ordered to lie on the Table. The Orders made on the 26th of May, and Thursday last discharged; and Bill committed for Thursday next.
§ Kingston-upon-Hull Corporation Bill; Gateshead Corporation Bill. Moved, That the Order made on the 16th March last, "That no Private Bill brought from the House of Commons shall be read a second time after the 18th day of June next," be dispensed with, and that the Bills be now read 2a; agreed to; Bills read 2a accordingly.
§ Metropolitan District Railway (Various Powers) Bill. Read 3a, with the Amendments; further Amendments made; Bill passed, and returned to the Commons.374
§ Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 10) Bill; Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 14) Bill; Cheshire Lines Committee Bill; Highland and Invergarry and Fort Augustus Railway Companies Bill. Returned from the Commons with the Amendments agreed to.
§ Pier and Harbour Provisional Orders (No. 2) Bill; Pier and Harbour Provisional Orders (No. 3) Bill; Pier and Harbour Provisional Orders (No. 4) Bill. Amendments reported (according to Order), and Bills to be read 3a To-morrow.
§ Metropolitan Police Provisional Order Bill; Harrow Road and Paddington Tramways Bill. Report from the Committee of Selection, "That the Lord Lamington be proposed to the House as a member of the Select Committee on the said Bills in the place of the Lord Belhaven and Stenton; read, and agreed to.
§ South Shields Corporation Bill; Dublin, Wicklow, and Wexford Railway Bill; Ebbw Vale Water and Improvement Bill; Western Valleys (Monmouthshire) Sewerage Board Bill. Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Lord Lamington be proposed to the House as a member of the Select Committee on the said Bills in the place of the Lord Kilmaine; read, and agreed to.