§ The LORD CHANCELLOR acquainted the House, That the Clerk of the Parliaments "had laid upon the Table the Certificate from the Examiners that the Standing Orders applicable to the following Bill leave been complied with:—Hamilton Gas Order Confirmation [H.L.].
§ The same was ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (Various Powers) Bill. The King's consent signified; and Bill reported, with Amendments.
§ Swindon Corporation Bill; Clyde Navigation (Works) Bill. Moved, That the order made on the 14th day of March last, "That no Private Bill brought from the House of Commons shall be read a second time after the 16th. day of June next," be dispensed with, and that the Bills be now read 2a; agreed to. Bills read 2a accordingly and committed. The Committees to be proposed by the Committee of Selection.
§ Southend-on-Sea Gas Bill; Brymbo Water Bill; Great Central and Midland Joint Railways Bill; Baker Street and Waterloo Railway Bill. Read 3a, with the Amendments, and passed, and returned to the Commons.1366
§ Leicestershire and Warwickshire Electric Power Bill [H.L.] Returned from the Commons agreed to, with Amendments.
§ South-Western and Isle of Wight Junction Railway(Extension of Time) Bill. Returned from the Commons with the Amendment agreed to.
§ Glasgow Corporation (Tramways, etc.) Order Confirmation Bill [H.L.] (NO 124). A Bill to confirm a Provisional Order relating to Glasgow Corporation (Tramways, etc.). And
§ Greenock Corporation Order Confirmation Bill [H.L.] (NO. 125). A Bill to confirm a Provisional Order relating to Greenock Corporation. Were presented by the Lord Kintore (E. Kintore) (pursuant to the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1899, Sections 8 and 9); read 1a; and to be printed.
§ Scotch Education Department Provisional Order Confirmation (Edinburgh) Bill [H.L.]. House in Committee (according to order); Bill reported without Amendment. Standing Committee negatived; and Bill to be read 3a on Thursday next.
§ Commons Regulation (Merrow) Provisional Order Bill; Commons Regulation (Oxshott) Provisional Order Bill; Land Drainage Provisional Order Bill. Read 3a (according to order), and passed.