§ THE LORD CHANCELLOR acquainted the House, That the Clerk of the Parliaments had laid upon the Table the certificate from the Examiners that the further Standing Orders applicable to the following Bill have been complied with: —North Staffordshire Railway.
§ The same was ordered to lie on the Table.
§ London County Council (Tramways and Improvements) Bill. The King's consent signified; and Bill reported from the Select Committee, with Amendments.
§ Alexandra (Newport and South Wales) Docks and Railway (Additional Capital, etc.) Bill. Moved, That the order made on the 20th day of March last, "That no Private Bill brought from the House of Commons shall be read a second time liter the 18th day of June next," be dispensed with, and that the Bill be now head 2a; agreed to: Bill read 2a accordingly, and committed.
§ Alexandra (Newport and South Wales) Docks and Railway (General Powers) Bill; Barry Railway Bill. Moved, That the order made on the 20th day of March last, "That no Private Bill brought from the House of Commons shall be read a 270 second time after the 18th day of June next," be dispensed with, and that the Bills be now read 2a;agreed to: Bills read 2a accordingly, and committed: The committees to be proposed by the Committee of Selection.
§ Broadstairs and St. Peter's Urban District Water Bill [H.L.]; Alton Military Hospital Bill [H.L.]. Read 3a, and passed, and sent to the Commons.
§ Returned from the Commons agreed to.
§ Kingston-upon-Hull Corporation Bill. Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Lord Inchiquin be proposed to the House as a member of the Select Committee on the said Bill in the place of the Lord Hamilton of Dalzell; read, and agreed to.
§ Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 11) Bill (No. 87); Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 14) Bill (No. 88).—Read la; to be printed, and referred to the Examiners.
§ Ladybank Sewerage, Drainage, and Water Provisional Order Bill. 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. (No. 89.)
§ Education Board Provisional Order Confirmation (London, No. 1) Bill [H.L.]; Local Government (Ireland) Provisional Orders (No. 1) Bill [H.L.]. Read 3a (according to order), and passed, and sent to the Commons.