The CHAIRMAN of COMMITTEES informed the House that the opposition to the Bill was withdrawn: The order
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made on the 11th instant discharged, and Bill committed.
§ Alexandra (Newport and South Wales) Docks and Railway (Additional Capital, etc.) Bill; Barry Railway Bill; Alexandra (Newport and South Wales) Docks and Railway (General Powers) Bill. — Brought from the Commons, read 1a and referred to the Examiners.
§ Great Central Railway Bill; London County Council (Tramways and Improvements) Bill; Gas and Water Orders Confirmation (No. 2) Bill [H.L.] (Herts and Essex Water Order); Tramways Orders Confirmation Bill [H.L.] (West Ham Corporation Order); London and North-Western Railway Bill. —Report from 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. Dartmouth,
§ L. Kintore (E. Kintore),
§ L. Leigh,
§ L. Monk Bretton,
§ L. Hindlip,
§ agreed to; and the said Lords appointed accordingly: The Committee to meet on Wednesday 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