HL Deb 24 March 1904 vol 132 cc581-2

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:—South-Western and Isle of Wight Junction Railway (Extension of Time).

And also the Certificate that the further proofs required by the Standing Orders Committee in respect of the following Bill have been given:—Bristol Tramways (Extensions) [H.L.].

The same were ordered to lie on the Table.

Richard Jaeger's Patent. Petition of Henry Ernest Victor Baron de Barreto, praying for leave to introduce a Bill for rendering valid certain Letters Patent granted to Richard Jaeger in respect of an invention for an improved process for the dry slaking of lime, and apparatus therefor; together with a copy of the proposed Bill annexed thereto; read, and referred to the Examiners.

Victoria University of Manchester Bill [H.L.]. Reported, with Amendments.

North Wales Electric Power Bill [H.L.]; Bristol Tramways (Extensions) Bill [H.L.]. Read 2a, and committed. The Committees to be proposed by the Committee of Selection.

Great Northern and City Railway (Extension of Time) Bill. Read 2a, and committed.

Maidenhead Bridge Bill [H.L.]; Liverpool and Wigan Churches Bill [H L.]; Weaver Navigation (Additional Finance) Bill [H.L.]; Weaver Navigation (Constitution and Finance) Bill [H.L.]; Neath, Pontardawe, and Brynaruan Railway Bill [H.L.]; Barry Railway (Steam Vessels) Bill [H.L.]; Cardiff Railway Bill [H.L.]; Great Western Railway Bill [H.L.; Alexandra (Newport and South Wales) Docks and Railway Bill [H.L.]. 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.:—

agreed to; and the said Lords appointed accordingly. The Committee to meet on Tuesday the 26th of April 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.

Felixstowe Gas Bill; Gomersal Gas Bill; Kettering Improvement Bill; Norwich Water Bill. Brought from the Commons; read 1a; and referred to the Examiners.

Milwr and District Mines Drainage Bill [H.L.]. The King's consent signified; and Bill reported from the Select Committee, with Amendments.

Preston and Blackburn Tramways Bill [H.L.]. Reported from the Select Committee, with Amendments.

Metropolitan Common Scheme (Farnborough) Provisional Order Bill. Brought from the Commons; read 1a; to be printed; and referred to the Examiners. (No. 41.)