§ 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 with:—Baker Street and Waterloo Railway; Edgware and Hampstead Railway; Charing Cross, Euston, and Hampstead Railway; Andover Lighting and Power.
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ City of London Electric Lighting Company Bill [H.L.]; East London and Lower Thames Electric Power Bill [H.L.]; Charing Cross and Strand Electricity Supply Corporation Bill [H.L.]. Report from the Select Committee, That it is not expedient to proceed further with the Bills; read, and ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Stepney Borough Council (Superannuation) Bill [H.L.]; Tees Valley Water Board Bill [H.L.]; University College, London (Transfer) Bill [H.L.]; Hythe Corporation Bill [H.L.]; Seaham Gas Bill. Reported, with Amendments.726
§ South Wales Electrical Power Distribution Company Bill; Aberdare Urban District Council Bill; Colne Corporation Bill; Swansea Corporation Bill. Read 2a, and committed.
§ Ocean Accident and Guarantee Corporation Bill [H.L.]. Read 2a (according to order), and committed.
§ Morley Corporation Bill. Report from the Select Committee, That the Committee had not proceeded with the consideration of the Bill, the opposition thereto having been withdrawn; read, and ordered to lie on the Table. The orders made on the 11th of April and Thursday last discharged, and Bill committed for Thursday next.
§ 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.]. Leave given to the Select Committee not to sit again till Monday next.
§ Gas and Water Orders Confirmation (No. 1) Bill [H.L.]. Committed. The Committee to be proposed by the Committee of Selection.727
§ Alexander Scott's Hospital Order Confirmation Bill (No. 77); Dundee Water Order Confirmation Bill (No. 78). Brought from the Commons, and read 1a; to be printed; and (pursuant to the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1899), deemed to have been read 2a and reported from the Committee.