HL Deb 09 March 1972 vol 329 c300

7.51 p.m.


My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend Lord Eccles, I beg to introduce a Bill to establish the National Library for the United Kingdom under the control and management of a new board, and incorporating the Library of the British Museum; and for connected purposes. I beg to move that the Bill be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(Earl St. Aldwyn.)

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