THE CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEES (THE EARL OF DONOUGHMORE)
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:306
§ That the following Lords be named of the Committee—
- E. Lucan,
- L. Lamington,
- L. Northington (L. Henley),
- L. Gorell,
- L. Muir Mackenzie.
§ 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.