§ Standing Orders Committee—;Repor from, that the Standing Orders not complied with in respect of the petitions for Bills by the Ritz Hotel Limited; John Cæsar Crellin; ought to be dispensed with, and leave given to introduce the Bills.
§ 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:—; Macclesfield and District Tramways; Midland Railway.
§ And also the Certificate that the Standing Orders have not been complied with in respect of the petition for additional provision in the following Bill:—;Scottish Union and National Insurance [H.L.].
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Great Northern (Ireland) and Midland Railways Bill [H.L.]. Reported from the Select Committee, with amendments.
§ Great Western and Rhymney Railway Companies Bill [H.L.]. Report from the Select Committee, That it is not 914 expedient to proceed further with the Bill; read, and ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Manchester Churches Bill [H.L.], Alexandra (Newport and South Wales) Docks and Railway Bill [H.L.]; Mullingar, Kells, and Drogheda Railway Bill [H.L.]; Folkestone and District Electricity Supply Bill [H.L.]; Shropshire, Worcestershire, and Staffordshire Electric Power Bill [H.L.]; Kent Electric Power Bill [H.L.]; Folkestone, Sandgate, and Hythe Tramways (No. 1.) Bill [H.L.]; Folkestone, Sandgate, and Hythe Tramways (No. 2.) Bill [H.L.]. Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Lord Willoughby de Broke and the Lord Dunboyne be proposed to the House as members of the Select Committee on the said Bills in the place of the Earl of Mayo and the Viscount Falmouth; read, and agreed to.
§ Cathcart District Railway (Superfluous Lands) Order Confirmation Bill; North Berwick Corporation Order Confirmation Bill, Brought from the Commons.
§ Cathcart District Railway (Superfluous Lands) Order Confirmation Bill, (No. 73.); North Berwick Corporation Order Confirmation Bill (No. 74.) Read 1a; to be printed; and (pursuant to the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1899), deemed to have been read 2a (The Lord Hamilton of Dalzell), and reported from the Committee.