§ The LORD CHANCELLOR acquainted the House, That the Clerk of the Parliaments had laid upon the Table the Certificate from the Examiners that the Standing Orders applicable to the following Bill have been complied with:—London County Council (Money).
§ Also the Certificate that no further Standing Orders are applicable to the following Bill:—Local Government Provisional Order (No. 11).
§ And also the Certificate that the further Standing Orders applicable to the following Bill have been complied with:—South-West Suburban Water.
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Blackburn Corporation Bill; Liverpool Corporation (General Powers) Bill.—Moved, That the Order made on the 25th day of March last, "That no Private Bill brought from the House of Commons shall be read a 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.
§ Motherwell Burgh Extension, etc., Bill.—Read 3a, with the Amendments, and passed, and returned to the Commons.1146
§ Macclesfield and District Tramways (Abandonment) Bill.—Brought from the Commons, read 1a, and referred to the Examiners.
§ North British and Mercantile Insurance Company Bill [H.L.].—Returned from the Commons agreed to, with an Amendment: The said Amendment considered and agreed to.
§ London and District Electricity Supply Bill [H.L.].—King's Consent and Consent of the Prince of Wales, signified; and Bill reported from the Select Committee with Amendments.
§ Local Government (Ireland) Provisional Order (No. 4) Bill [H.L.].—House in Committee (according to order). Bill reported without Amendment. Standing Committee negatived, and Bill to be read 3a to-morrow.1147
§ Pier and Harbour Provisional Orders (No. 1) Bill [H.L.]; Pier and Harbour Provisional. Order (No. 3) Bill [H.L.]; Gas and Water Orders Confirmation Bill [H.L.]; Gas Orders Confirmation Bill [H.L.] Tramways Orders Confirmation (No. 2) Bill [H.L.]; Education Board Provisional Orders Confirmation (London) Bill [H.L.]; Troon (Loch Bradan) Water Order Confirmation Bill [H.L.].—Read 3a according to order) and passed, and sent to the Commons.
§ Lanarkshire (Middle Ward District) Water Order Confirmation Bill.—Read 3a (according to order), and passed.
§ Public Offices Sites (Extension) Bill; Blackburn Corporation Bill; River Wandle Protection Bill [H.L.].—Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Five Lords appointed a Select Committee on the Education Board Provisional Orders Confirmation (Cornwall, etc.) Bill [H.L.]—(Swansea Orders, No. 1 and No. 2), and other Bills do form the Select Committee for the consideration of the Public Offices Sites (Extension) Bill, the Blackburn Corporation Bill, and the River Wandle Protection Bill [H.L.]; read, and agreed to. 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.