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§ EARL FORTESCUE
My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend Lord Home, who is unfortunately ill, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to provide for the constitution of a Scottish Hospital Endowments Research Trust; to empower the Hospital Endowments Commission to transfer endowments to the said Trust; to amend the provisions of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act, 1947, relating to the said Commission; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid. I beg to move that this Bill be read a first time.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(Earl Fortescue.)
§ On Question. Bill read 1a, and to be printed.