I beg to move, as a consequential Amendment to the Lords Amendment, in Sub-section (1, a), after the word "of," to insert the words "the last preceding Section of."
It was thought that this new Clause, inserted in another place, rather cut across the ordinary law with regard to the supply of electricity in this country. On behalf of the Essex County Council and in conference with the promoters of the Bill it has now been agreed to insert this Amendment if it will satisfy all parties.
Lieut.-Colonel Sir FREDERICK HALL:
On a point of Order. I think that my hon. Friend the Member for Leyton East (Mr. E. Alexander) has made a slight mistake regarding the arrangement that was come to. The wording that was to be altered was in Sub-section (1, a), to leave out the word "of," and to insert instead thereof the words "conferred by." I think my hon. Friend will see that he has made a mistake.
Sir F. HALL:
With all deference, that was why I was raising the question, because the words I have suggested are the words which were agreed to by all parties, and I think that my hon. Friend moved his Amendment in the way he did in error.