§ Order of the Day for the Third Reading read.
§ EARL FORTESCUE
My Lords, I have it in command from Her Majesty the Queen to signify to the House that Her Majesty, having been informed of the purport of the Northern Ireland Bill, has consented to place the interests of the Crown at the disposal of Parliament for the purposes of the Bill.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read 3a.— (Lord Mancroft.)
§ On Question, Bill read 3a, and passed.