§ The LORD CHANCELLOR acquainted the House, That the Clerk of the Parliaments had laid upon the Table the Certificate from the Examiners that the further Standing Orders applicable to the following Bill have been complied with:—Blyth and Cowpen Gas. The same was, ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Ipswich Dock Commission Bill [H.L.]; Harlow and Sawbridgeworth Gas Bill [H.L.]; New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company Bill [H.L.]; Barry Rail-way (Extension of Time, &c.) Bill [H.L.]. Reported, with Amendments.
§ Preston and Lytham Tramways and Tramroad Bill [H.L.]. Report from the g Select Committee, That it is not expedient to proceed further with the Bill; read, s and ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Preston, Chorley, and Horwich Tramways Bill [H.L.]. Reported from the g Select Committee, with Amendments.
§ Marylebone Chapels (St. James', Westmoreland Street) Bill [H.L.]. Read 2a.
§ Great Northern and City Railway (Ex-tension of Time) Bill. Brought from the Commons; read 1a, and referred to the Examiners.
§ Matlock and District Gas Bill [H.L.]; Cambrian Railways Bill [H.L.]; Tyneside Tramways and Tramroads Bill [H.L.]; Newcastle-upon-Tyne Corporation Bill [H.L.]. Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Earl of Northesk be proposed to the House as a member of the Select Committee on the said Bills in the place of the Earl of Harrowby; read, and agreed to.