HL Deb 24 May 1928 vol 71 cc305-6

My Lords, the first Motion which stands on the Paper in my name with regard to Private Bills (Consolidation) follows on a discussion which took place in your Lordships' House some weeks ago. I beg to move.

Moved, That a Committee of five Lords be appointed to join with a Committee of the House of Commons as a Joint Committee, to consider all Private Bills for the exclusive purpose of consolidating the provisions of existing Private Acts, of Parliament:

That the following Lords be named of the Committee—

That such Committee have power to agree with the Committee of the House of Commons in the appointment of a Chairman.—(The Earl of Donoughmore.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.

Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Commons to acquaint them therewith, and to request them to appoint five members of that House to be joined with the said Committee.