§ 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:—Baker Street and Waterloo Railway. The same was ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Standing Orders Committee. Report from, That the Standing Orders not complied with in respect of the City of London (Central Criminal Court House) Bill ought to be dispensed with. Read, and agreed to.
§ Preston Corporation Water Bill [H.L.]; Whitby Gas Bill; Bournemouth Corporation (Tramways) Bill [H.L.]; Leicestershire and Warwickshire Electric Power Bill [H.L.]; Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Electric Power Bill [H.L.]; Cardiff Railway Bill [H.L.]. Reported, with Amendments.
§ Alexandra (Newport and South Wales) Docks and Railway Bill [H.L.]. Report from the Select Committee, That the Bill on being reported should be referred to the Chairman of Committees in order that certain proofs and consents may be given in respect thereof; read, and agreed to. Bill reported from the Select Committee, with Amendments, and re-committed.494
§ Hutchesons' Hospital and Hutchesons' Educational Trust Bill [H.L.]; South Shields Gas Bill; Chippenham Gas Bill; Sheppy Gas Bill; North Staffordshire Railway Bill; London, Tilbury, and Southend Railway Bill. Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Lord Aberdare be proposed to the House as a member of the Select Committee on the said Bills in the place of the Earl of Lathom; read, and agreed to.
§ Metropolitan Common Scheme (Hilling-don East) Provisional Order Bill; Metropolitan Common Scheme (Farnborough): Provisional Order Bill. Read 2a (according to order), and committed to a Committee of the Whole House To-morrow.