HL Deb 11 April 1905 vol 144 cc1157-8

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 have not been complied with:—Worcesterehire County Council Bridges.

And that the further Standing Orders applicable to the following Bills have been complied with:—Clay Cross Railway (Abandonment); Chelsea Electricity Supply; Epping Gas; Great Eastern Railway; Higham and Hundred of Hoo Water; Loughborough Corporation; Norwich Union Life Insurance Society; Weybridge and Walton-upon-Thames Electric Supply; Darien Gold Mining Company [H.L.]. The same were ordered to lie on the Table.

Great Central Railway Bill [H.L.]. The King's consent signified; and Bill reported from the Select Committee, with Amendments.

Dearne Valley Railway Bill [H.L.]; Brompton, Chatham, Gillingham, and Rochester Water Bill; East Cowes Gas Bill [H.L.]; Orphan Working School and Alexandra Orphanage Bill [H.L.]; Sheffield University Bill [H.L.]. Reported, with Amendments.

Walker and Wallsend Union Gas Bill; Southampton and Winchester Great Western Junction Railway (Abandonment) Bill. Reported, without Amendment.

Administrative County of London and District Electric Power Company Bill [H.L.]; East London and Lower Thames Eletric Power Bill [H.L.]; Charing Cross and Strand Electricity Supply Corporation Bill [H.L.]; City of London Electric Lighting Company Bill [H.L.]; Metropolitan Electric Supply Company (Acton District) Bill [H.L.]; Metropolitan Electric Supply Company (Various Powers) Bill [H.L.]; North Metropolitan Elec tric Power Supply Bill [H.L.]; Central Electric Supply Bill [H.L.]; County of London Electric Supply Company Bill [H.L.]. Leave given to the Select Committee not to sit again till Tuesday the 9th of May next.

Morley Corporation Bill. Read 2a, and committed. The Committee to be proposed by the Committee of Selection.

Darien Gold Mining Company Bill [H.L.]. Read 2a (according to order), and committed.

Preston Corporation (Ribble Navigation) Bill [H.L.]; Barry Railway Bill [H.L.]; Rhymney Railway Bill [H.L.]. Read 3a and passed, and sent to the Commons.

Acton Sewage Bill; Birmingham Corporation Bill; Brentwood Gas Bill; Great Berkhampstead Gas Bill; Great Northern Railway Bill; Ilfracombe Harbour and Improvement Bill; London Gas Bill; Nottingham and Retford Railway Bill; Otley Improvement Bill; Seaham Gas Bill; Sunderland and South Shields Water Bill. Brought from the Commons; read 1a; and referred to the Examiners.

Abertillery Urban District Water Bill [H.L.]; Bangor (County Down) Water and Improvement Bill [H.L.]; Matlock Bath Improvement Bill [H.L.]; Bridgewater Canals Bill [H.L.]; University College, London (Transfer), Bill [H.L.]; Metropolitan and Great Central Railway Companies Bill [H.L.]; Southport, Birkdale, and West Lancashire Water Board Bill [H.L.]; Formby Township Bill [H.L.]; Humber Conservancy Bill [H.L.]. Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Lord Monk Bretton be proposed to the House as a member of the Select Committee on the said Bills in the place of the Lord Clements (E. Leitrim]; read, and agreed to.

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