§ House in Committee (according to Order).
§ Clause 1 agreed to.
§ Clause 2:—
§ THE MARQUESS OF RIPON
suggested that the rules and regulations in regard to the manner in which contracts were to be signed should be made public in some way. He thought they might be laid before Parliament regularly.
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS (The Marquess of LANSDOWNE)
I will take care that the noble Marquess's suggestion is considered.
§ Clause 2 agreed to.
§ Remaining Clauses agreed to.
§ Bill reported without Amendment; and recommitted to the Standing Committee.