§ 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: —Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway.
§ The same was ordered to lie on the Table.
§ London and North-Western Railway Bill—A petition of Messrs. Martin and Leslie, of 27, Abingdon Street, West-Minster, Parliamentary Agents, praying for leave to present a petition of the Middlesex County Council, praying to be heard by counsel against the Bill, although the time limited by Standing Order No. 93, for presenting such petition has expire, 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.798
§ The Committees to be proposed by the Committee of Selection.
§ Canal Toll and Charges (New Junction Canal) Order Confirmation Bill [H.L.]; Education Hoard Provisional Orders Confirmation (Surrey, etc.) Bill [H.L] — Read 3a (according to order), and passed, and sent to the Commons.
§ Oregon Mortgage Company Limited, Order Confirmation Bill—To be read 3a on Monday next.
§ Metropolitan Water Board (Various Powers) Bill. — Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Earl of Craven be proposed to the House as a Member of the Select Committee on the said Bill in the place of the Viscount Ridley; read, and agreed to.