§ 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: South Lincolnshire Water; Watford and Edgware Railway.
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Hammersmith, City, and North East London Railway Bill—Message from the Commons of Thursday last to be considered on Tuesday next.
§ Kingston-upon-Hull Corporation Bill; Watford and Edgware Railway Bill. Moved, That the order made on the 26th day of March last, "That no Private Bill brought from the House of Commons shall be read a second time after the 19th day of June next," be dispensed with, and that the Bills be now read 2a; agreed to; Bills read 2a accordingly.994
§ Great Central and Lancashire, Derbyshire, and East Coast Railways Bill [H.L.], Newtownards Urban District Council Bill [H.L.]. Commons Amendments considered, and agreed to.
§ Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 9) Bill. Moved, That the order made on the 26th day of March last, " That no Provisional Order Confirmation Bill brought from the House of Commons shall be read a second time after the 19th day of June next," be dispensed with, and that the Bill be now read 2a; agreed to: Bill read 2a accordingly, and committed: The Committee to be proposed by the Committee of Selection.
§ Glasgow and South Western Railway Order Confirmation Bill [H.L.]. Read 3a (according to order), and passed, and sent to the Commons.
§ Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 9) Bill; Water Provisional Order Bill; St. John's (Westminster) Improvement Bill; Local Government Provisional Order (Housing of Working Classes) Bill; Poole Corporation Water Bill; Cork City Railways and Works Bill; Great Northern Railway Bill; Kingston-upon-Hull Corporation Bill. Report from 995 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.), E. Stradbroke, L. Zouche, L. Borthwick, L. Castlemaine, L. Kintore. (E. Kintore) (Chairman); agreed to; and the said Lords appointed accordingly: The Committee to meet on Tuesday 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.