§ Then, Standing Order No. 41 having been dispensed with (pursuant to Resolution):
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read 2a. —(Earl Jellicoe.)
§ On Question, Bill read 2a: Committee negatived.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read 3a. —(Earl Jellicoe.)
§ VISCOUNT ALEXANDER OF HILLSBOROUGH
My Lords, I hope this means we shall soon get a reduction in the bank rate.
§ On Question, Bill read 3a and passed