§ Report from, That the Standing Orders not complied with in respect of the Ulster and Connaught Light Railways Bill ought to be dispensed with, subject to Clause 14 being struck out of the Bill, unless the special resolution of the Clogher Valley Railway Company approving of the Bill be proved before the Examiners before the Third Reading of the Bill.
§ Read, and agreed to.
§ Strabane and Letterkenny Railway Bill; Baker Street and Waterloo Railway (Extension of Time) Bill; Sheffield 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.
§ Wood Green Urban District Council Bill; Baker Street and Waterloo Railway (Transfer) Bill, now Baker Street and Waterloo Railway Bill; Walker and Wallsend Union Gas Bill; Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland Bill. Read 3a, with the Amendments, and passed, and returned to the Commons.518
§ South Shields Corporation 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 30th of June and Thursday last discharged; and Bill committed.
§ Castleblaney, Keady, and Armagh Railway (Extension of Time) Bill; Croydon and District Electric Tramways Bill. Brought from the Commons; read 1a; and referred to the Examiners.
§ Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 9) Bill; Electric Lighting Provisional Orders (No. 5) Bill. House in Committee (according to Order): Bills reported without Amendment: Standing Committee negatived; and Bills to be read 3a on Thursday next.
§ Glasgow Corporation Tramways Order Confirmation Bill [H.L.]; Glasgow Corporation (Police) Order Confirmation Bill [H.L.]; Irvine and District Water Board Order Confirmation Bill [H.L.]; Lanarkshire Tramways Order Confirmation Bill [H.L.]. Read 2a (according to Order), 519 and (pursuant to the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1899), deemed to have been reported from the Committee: Bills to be read 3a on Thursday next.
§ Metropolitan Police Provisional Order Bill; Harrow Road and Paddington Tramways Bill. Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Lord Colchester be proposed to the House as a member of the Select Committee on the said Bills in the place of the Earl of Craven; read, and agreed to.
§ 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 Earl of Haddington, the Lord Kintore (E. Kintore), and the Lord Colchester be proposed to the House as members of the Select Committee on the said Bills in the place of the Earl Waldegrave, the Earl of Powis, and the Lord Harris, and that the Lord Kintore (E. Kintore) be Chairman of the said Committee; read, and agreed to.