HL Deb 04 November 1947 vol 152 cc411-2

My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend the Earl of Huntingdon, I beg leave to present a Bill to provide for establishing river boards and for conferring on or transferring to such boards functions relating to land drainage, fisheries and river pollution, and certain other functions, and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid. I move that the Bill be read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(Lord Walkden.)

On Question, Bill read 1a, and to be printed.