Clause 59. — (Interpretation.)

Orders of the Day — Local Government (Scotland) Bill. – in the House of Commons at on 22 February 1929.

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Amendments made:

In page 52, line 21, leave out "1922," and insert instead thereof "1926."

Leave out line 22.—[The Lord Advocate.]

It being after half-past Three of the Clock, the CHAIRMAN proceeded, pursu-

and to the Order of the House of 12th December, successively to put forthwith the Questions on any Amendments moved by the Government of which notice had been given, and the Questions necessary to dispose of the business to be concluded at half-past Three of the Clock at this day's Sitting.

Further Amendments made:

In page 52, line 30, leave out the words "Board, the Board," and insert instead thereof the words "Department of Health, the said Department."

Line 35, at the end, insert the words: "(d) as respects registration of births, deaths, and marriages the Registrar-General for Scotland."

In page 53, line 3, at the end, insert the words: "'Department of Health for means the Department of Health for Scotland."

In line 11, at the end, insert the words "and includes the burgh of Arbroath."

In line 35, at the end, insert the words:

"'Rateable Value 'and' Rateable Valuation' have the meaning respectively assigned to them in the Act of 1926 as amended by the Rating and Valuation (Apportionment) Act, 1926, and Part II of this Act."

In line 35, after the words last inserted, rate the words "Rate includes water rate

In page 54, line 11, at the end, insert the words: Water rate (except in the Section of this Act relating to consolidated rate) does not include a rate levied as a domestic water rate.

In page 54, leave out from the first word "parish," in line 38, to the end of the Sub-section, and insert instead thereof the words "in Part V of the Act of:1894 as respects parish trusts."—[The Lord Advocate.]

Question put, "That the Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill."

The Committee divided: Ayes, 173; Noes, 88.

Division No. 226.]AYES.[3.33 p.m.
Acland-Troyte, Lieut.-ColonelCrookshank, Cpt.H.(Lindsey,Gainsbro)Knox, Sir Alfred
Albery, Irving JamesDalkeith, Earl ofLister, Cunliffe-, Rt. Hon. Sir Philip
Alexander, Sir Win. (Glasgow, Cent'l)Davies, Sir Thomas (Cirencester)Lloyd, Cyril E. (Dudley)
Amery, Bt. Hon. Leopold C. M. S.Dawson, Sir PhilipLooker, Herbert William
Applin, Colonel R. V. K.Eden, Captain AnthonyLucas-Tooth, Sir Hugh Vere
Ashley, Lt.-Col. Rt. Hon. Wilfrid W.Edmondson, Major A. J.Luce, Maj.-Gen. Sir Richard Herman
Atholl, Duchess ofElliot, Major Walter E.MacAndrew, Major Charles Glen
Baldwin, Rt. Hon. StanleyErskine, James Malcolm MonteithMacdonald, Capt. P. D. (I. of W.)
Balfour, George (Hampstead)Falle, sir Bertram G.Macdonald, R. (Glasgow, Cathcart)
Barclay-Harvey, C. M.Fanshawe, Captain G. D.Macintyre, I.
Beamish, Rear-Admiral T. P. H.Fermoy, LordMcLean, Major A.
Bellairs, Commander CarlyonFord, Sir P. J.MacMillan, Captain H.
Benn, Sir A. S. (Plymouth, Drake)Forestier-Walker, Sir L.Macquisten, F. A.
Bentinck, Lord Henry CavendishFoster, Sir Harry S.MacRobert, Alexander M.
Berry, Sir GeorgeFraser, Captain IanMargesson, Captain D.
Bird, E. R. (Yorks, W R., Skipton)Gates, PercyMeller, R. J.
Boothby, R. J. G.Goff, Sir ParkMitchell, Sir W. Lane (Streatham)
Bowyer, Capt. G. E. W.Greaves-Lord, Sir WalterMonsell, Eyres, Com. Rt. Hon. B. M.
Brass, Captain W.Gretton, Colonel Rt. Hon. JohnMoore, Lieut.-Colonel T. C. R. (Ayr)
Brassey, Sir LeonardGrotrian, H. BrentMoore, Sir Newton J.
Bridgeman, Rt. Hon. William CliveGuinness, Rt. Hon. Walter E.Morrison-Bell, Sir Arthur Clive
Briggs, J. HaroldHamilton, Sir GeorgeMurchison, Sir Kenneth
Briscoe, Richard GeorgeHammersley, S. S.Newton, Sir D. G. C. (Cambridge)
Brocklebank, C. E. R.Hanbury, C.Nicholson, O. (Westminster)
Brooke, Brigadier-General C. R. I.Harrison, G. J. C.Nield, Rt. Hon. Sir Herbert
Broun-Lindsay, Major H.Hartington, Marquess ofNuttall, Ellis
Brown, Brig.-Gen.H.C. (Berks, Newb'y)Harvey, G. (Lambeth, Kennington)O'Connor, T. J. (Bedford, Luton)
Buckingham, Sir H.Headlam, Lieut.-Colonel C. M.Oman. Sir Charles William C.
Bull, Rt. Hon. Sir William JamesHenderson,Capt.R.R. (Oxf'd, Henley)Ormsby-Gore, Rt. Hon. William
Bullock, Captain M.Henderson, Lieut.-Col. Sir VivianPeto, Sir Basil E. (Devon, Barnstaple)
Campbell, E. T.Henn, Sir Sydney H.Peto, G. (Somerset, Frome)
Cautley, Sir Henry S.Herbert, S. (York, N.R.,Scar. & Wh'by)Pilcher, G.
Cecil, Rt. Hon. Sir Evelyn (Aston)Hills, Major John Wallerpower, Sir John Cecil
Charteris, Brigadier-General J.Hoare, Lt.-Col. Rt. Hon. Sir S. J. G.Pownall, Sir Assheton
Churchman, Sir Arthur C.Hope, Sir Harry (Forfar)Preston, Sir Walter (Cheltenham)
Clayton, G. C.Hopkins, J. W. W.Ramsden, E.
Cochrane, Commander Hon, A. D.Hopkinson, Sir A. (Eng. Universities)Reid, Capt. Cunningham (Warrington)
Cockerill, Brig.-General Sir GeorgeHoward-Bury, Colonel C. K.Rhys, Hon. C. A. U.
Conway, Sir W MartinHudson, Capt. A. U. M. (Hackney,N.)Richardson, Sir P. W. (Sur'y, Ch'ts'y)
Couper, J. B.Inskip, Sir Thomas Walker H.Ropner, Major L.
Courthope, Colonel Sir G. L.Iveagh, Countess ofRoss, R. D.
Cowan, Sir Wm. Henry (Islington, N.)Jackson, Sir H. (Wandsworth, Cen'l)Russell, Alexander West (Tynemouth)
Craig, Sir Ernest (Chester, Crewe)James, Lieut-Colonel Hon. CuthbertRye, F. G.
Crookshank, Col. C. de W. (Berwick)Kennedy, A. R. (Preston)Salmon, Major I
Samuel, A. M. (Surrey, Farnham)Spender-Clay, Colonel H.Watson, Rt. Hon. W. (Carlisle)
Sandeman, N. StewartStanley, Lieut.-Colonel Rt. Hon. G. FWatts, Sir Thomas
Sanders, Sir Robert A.Stanley, Lord (Fylde)Wayland, Sir William A.
Sanderson, Sir FrankStreatfelld, Captain S. R.Wells, S. R.
Sandon, LordStuart, Hon. J. (Moray and Nairn)White, Lieut.-Col. Sir G. Dairymple.
Sassoon, Sir Philip Albert Gustave D.Sueter, Rear-Admiral Murray FraserWilliams, Herbert G. (Reading)
Savery, S. S.Sugden, Sir WilfridWilson, Sir Murrough (Yorks,Richm'd)
Shaw, R. G. (Yorks, W.R., Sowerby)Thomson, F. C (Aberdeen, s.)Windsor-Clive, Lieut.-Colonel George
Shaw, Lt.-Col. A.D. Mcl.(Renfrew,W.)Thomson, Rt. Hon. Sir W. MitchellWinterton, Rt. Hon. Earl
Shepperson, E. W.Tinne, J. A.Womersley, W. J.
Sinclair, Col. T. (Queen's Univ.,Belfast)Titchfield, Major the Marquess ofWorthington-Evans, Rt. Hon. Sir L.
Smith, R. W.(Aberd'n & Kinc'dine.C.)Turton, Sir Edmund Russborough
Smith-Carington, Neville W.Ward, Lt.-Col. A.L. (Kingston-on-Hull)TELLERS FOR THE AYES.
Smithers, WaldronWarner, Brigadier-General W. W.Major Sir George Hennessy and
Southby, Commander A. R. J.Warrender, Sir VictorCaptain Wallace.
Adamson, Rt. Hon. W. (Fife, West)Greenwood, A. (Nelson and Coins)Roberts, Rt. Hon. F. O.(W.Bromwich)
Alexander, A. V. (Sheffield, Hillsbro')Hamilton, Sir R. (Orkney & Shetland)Scrymgeour, E.
Ammon, Charles GeorgeHardle, George D.Shaw, Rt. Hon. Thomas (Preston)
Baker, J. (Wolverhampton, Button)Hayes, John HenryShepherd, Arthur Lewis
Barnes, A.Hirst, W. (Bradford, South)Shiels, Dr. Drummond
Barr, J.Hudson, J. H. (Huddersfield)Short, Alfred (Wednesbury)
Batey, JosephHutchison, Maj.-Gen. Sir R.Smith, Ben (Bermondsey, Rotherhithe)
Beckett, John (Gateshead)Jenkins, w. (Glamorgan, Neath)Snell, Harry
Bellamy, A.Johnston, Thomas (Dundee)Snowden, Rt. Hon. Philip
Bondfield, MargaretJones, Morgan (Caerphilly)Stewart, J. (St. Rollox)
Bowerman, Rt. Hon. Charles W.Kelly, W. T.Strauss, E. A.
Broad, F. A.Kennedy, T.Sutton, J. E.
Bromley, J.Lawrence, SusanThorne, G. R. (Wolverhampton, E.)
Buxton, Rt. Hon. NoelLawson, John JamesThurtie, Ernest
Charleton, H. C.Lee. F.Tinker, John Joseph
Cluse, W. S.Lindley, F. W.Trevelyan, Ht. Hon. sir Charles
Clynes, Rt. Hon. John R.Lowth, T.Watson, W. M. (Dunfermline)
Cove, W. G.Lunn, WilliamWellock, Wilfred
Cowan, D. M. (Scottish Universities)MacDonald, Rt. Hon. J. R. (Aberavon)Welsh, J. C.
Crawfurd, H. E.MacLaren, AndrewWestwood, J.
Dalton, HughMalone, C. L'Estrange (N'thampton)Whiteley, W.
Day, HarryMaxton, JamesWilkinson, Ellen C.
Dennison, R.Mitchell, E. Rosslyn (Paisley)Williams, T. (York, Don Valley)
Duncan, C.Murnin, H.Windsor, Walter
Dunnico, H.Naylor, T. E.Wright, W.
Edwards, J. Hugh (Accrington)Oliver, George HaroldYoung, Robert (Lancaster, Newton)
England, Colonel A.Palin, John Henry
Forrest, W.Paling, W.TELLERS FOR THE NOES.
Gardner, J. P.Pethick-Lawrence, F. W.Mr. Charles Edwards and Mr. T. Henderson.
Garro-Jones. Captain G. M.Potts, John S.
Graham, Rt. Hon. Wm. (Edin., Cent.)Richardson, R. (Houghton-le-Spring)

Question, "That Clauses 60 and 61 stand part of the Bill," put, and agreed to.