§ The CHAIRMAN of COMMITTEES acquainted the House that the Clerk of the Parliaments had laid upon the Table the Certificates from the Examiners that the further Standing Orders applicable to the following Bills have been complied with—
§ Electric Lighting Provisional Orders (No. 7); South Shields Corporation.
§ Also the Certificate that no further Standing Orders are applicable to the following Bill: Local Government Provisional Order (No. 18).
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ London, Tilbury, and Southend Railway Bill. The Chairman of Committees informed the House that the opposition to the Bill was withdrawn: The order made on Tuesday last discharged, and Bill committed.
§ North British Railway (General Powers) Order Confirmation Bill [H.L.]. Returned from the Commons agreed to.
§ Bury and District Joint Water Board Bill [H.L.]; Education Board Provisional Order Confirmation (London) Bill [H.L.]. Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Earl of Yarborough, the Lord Middleton, and the Lord Glenesk be proposed to the House as Members of the Select Committee on the said Bills in the place of the Earl of Lytton, the Lord Bolton, and the Lord Hatherton, 722 and that the Lord Glenesk be Chairman of the said Committee; read, and agreed to.
§ Lancashire and Yorkshire and London and North-Western Railways (Steam Vessels) Bill. Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Lord Brougham and Vaux be proposed to the House as a Member of the Select Committee on the said Bill in the place of the Earl of Belmore, and that the Lord Brougham and Vaux be Chairman of the said Committee; read, and agreed to.
§ Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 5) Bill; Metropolitan District Railway (Various Powers) Bill; East Ham Improvement Bill; Great Western Railway Bill; Neath, Pontardawe, and Brynaman Railway Bill; North-Eastern Railway Bill; Wolverhampton and Cannock Chase Railway (Extension of Time) Bill; Romford and District Tramways Bill; Wood Green Urban District Council Bill; Beckenham Urban District Council Bill. Report from the Committee of Selection, That the following Lords be proposed to the House to form the Select Committee for the consideration of the said Bills; viz.:
- D. Bedford,
- D. Newcastle,
- E. Temple,
- L. Berwick,
- L. Ribblesdale (chairman);
§ agreed to; and the said Lords appointed accordingly. The Committee to meet on Thursday next, at Eleven o'clock; and all petitions referred to the Committee, with leave to the petitioners praying to be heard by counsel against the Bills to be heard as desired, as also counsel for the Bills.
§ Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 10) Bill; Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 12) Bill; Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 14) Bill; Local Government Provisional Orders (Poor Law) Bill. Committee of the whole House (which stands appointed for this day), put off till To-morrow.723