§ The LORD CHANCELLOR acquainted the House, That the Clerk of the Parliaments had laid upon the Table the Certificates from the Examiners that the further Standing Orders applicable to the following Bills have been complied 628 with:—North British Railway (General Powers); Shropshire, Worcestershire, and Staffordshire Electric Power; Great Northern Railway (Ireland); London County Council (Money); Metropolitan Electric Tramways.
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ London County Council (General Powers) Bill. A petition of Messrs. Turner and Company, of 34, High Holborn, London, Parliamentary Agents, praying for leave to present a petition of the Electrical Contractors' Association and others, praying to be heard by counsel against the Bill, although the time limited by Standing Order No. 93 for presenting such petition has expired; read, and ordered to lie on the Table, and Standing Order No. 93 to be considered on Monday next in order to its being dispensed with in respect of the said petition.