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– in the House of Commons on 26th July 1938.

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Brighton Corporation (Transport) Bill,

Order for Consideration of Lords Amendments read, pursuant to the Order of the House of 25th July.

Motion made, and Question, "That the Lords Amendments be now considered," put, and agreed to.

Lords Amendments considered accordingly.

Photo of Mr Robert Bourne Mr Robert Bourne , Oxford

The effect of some of the Amendments is to increase the obligations of the promoters as to rendering accounts; the remainder are of a protective or drafting nature.

Lords Amendments agreed to.

Canterbury Gas and Water Bill,

Order for Consideration of Lords Amendments read, pursuant to the Order of the House of 25th July.

Motion made, and Question, "That the Lords Amendments be now considered," put, and agreed to.

Lords Amendments considered accordingly.

Photo of Mr Robert Bourne Mr Robert Bourne , Oxford

The Amendments consist of a protective Clause and two drafting Amendments.

Lords Amendments agreed to.

Green Belt (London and Home Counties) Bill,

Order for Consideration of Lords Amendments read, pursuant to the Order of the House of 25th July.

Motion made, and Question, "That the Lords Amendments be now considered," put, and agreed to.

Lords Amendments considered accordingly.

Photo of Mr Robert Bourne Mr Robert Bourne , Oxford

The Amendments comprise a Clause varying the restrictions imposed on the exercise of the powers of the Bill in relation to land situate outside the county. The remaining Amendments are of a drafting nature.

Lords Amendments agreed to.

Lee Conservancy Catchment Board Bill,

Order for Consideration of Lords Amendments read, pursuant to the Order of the House of 25th July.

Motion made, and Question, "That the Lords Amendments be now considered," put, and agreed to.

Lords Amendments considered accordingly.

Photo of Mr Robert Bourne Mr Robert Bourne , Oxford

The majority of these Amendments consist of protective Clauses, and the rest are of a drafting nature.

Lords Amendments agreed to.

London Passenger Transport Board Bill,

Order for Consideration of Lords Amendments read, pursuant to the Order of the House of 25th July.

Motion made, and Question, "That the Lords Amendments be now considered," put, and agreed to.

Lords Amendments considered accordingly.

Photo of Mr Robert Bourne Mr Robert Bourne , Oxford

The Amendments consist of a number of protective Clauses; the elimination of one of the trolley vehicle routes originally proposed to be authorised; and Amendments of a consequential or drafting nature.

Lords Amendments agreed to.

Middlesex County Council (Sewerage) Bill,

Order for Consideration of Lords Amendments read, pursuant to the Order of the House of 25th July.

Motion made, and Question, "That the Lords Amendments be now considered," put, and agreed to.

Lords Amendments considered accordingly.

Photo of Mr Robert Bourne Mr Robert Bourne , Oxford

The Amendments consist of a provision for the partial cesser of the powers of the County Council in the event of works not being completed within a specified time; the requirement of the approval of the Ministry of Health to certain agreements between the County Council and local authorities; a number of protective Clauses; and drafting Amendments.

Lords Amendments agreed to.

Workington Corporation Bill,

Order for Consideration of Lords Amendments read, pursuant to the Order of the House of 25th July.

Motion made, and Question, "That the Lords Amendments be now considered," put, and agreed to.

Lords Amendments considered accordingly.

Photo of Mr Robert Bourne Mr Robert Bourne , Oxford

The Amendments consist of the confirmation of an agreement between the Corporation and the Woodpulp Company for the supply of water to the Company by the Corporation; an obligation on the Corporation to supply gauges, etc.; protective Clauses; and drafting Amendments.

Lords Amendments agreed to.

Middlesex County Council (General Powers) Bill [Lords] (King's Consent signified),

Bill read the Third time, and passed, with Amendments.

Nottingham Corporation Bill [Lords],

Read the Third time, and passed, with Amendments.

Stockton-on-Tees Corporation Bill [Lords] (King's Consent signified),

Bill read the Third time, and passed, with Amendments.

Penzance Corporation Bill [Lords],

As amended, considered:

Ordered, That Standing Orders 240 and 262 be suspended, and that the Bill be now read the Third time.—[The Deputy-Chairman.]

Bill accordingly read the Third time, and passed, with Amendments.

Salford Corporation Bill [Lords],

As amended, considered.

Photo of Mr Robert Bourne Mr Robert Bourne , Oxford

Two of the Amendments are purely drafting and the third is the deletion of an unnecessary definition.

Amendments made.

Ordered, That Standing Orders 240 and 262 be suspended, and that the Bill be now read the Third time.—[The Deputy-Chairman.]

Bill accordingly read the Third time, and passed, with Amendments.

West Yorkshire Gas Distribution Bill [Lords],

As amended, considered.

Ordered, That Standing Orders 240 and 262 be suspended, and that the Bill be now read the Third time.—[The Deputy-Chairman.]

Bill accordingly read the Third time, and passed, with Amendments.

Ministry of Health Provisional Order (Mid-Staffordshire Joint Hospital District) Bill,

Ordered, That so much of the Lords Message [21st July] as relates to the Ministry of Health Provisional Order (Mid-Staffordshire Joint Hospital District) Bill be now considered.—[The Deputy-Chairman.]

So much of the Lords Message considered accordingly.

Ordered, That if, in the next Session of Parliament, a Bill shall be presented, entitled "A Bill to confirm a Provisional Order of the Minister of Health relating to the Mid-Staffordshire Joint Hospital District," then, provided such Bill shall be the same in every respect as the Ministry of Health Provisional Order (Mid-Staffordshire Joint Hospital District) Bill as passed by this House during the present Session, such Bill shall be deemed to have been read the First and Second time and to have been ordered to be read the Third time, and shall be recorded in the Votes as having been read the First and Second time and as having been ordered to be read the Third time, and that no new fees shall be charged.

Ordered, That this Order be a Standing Order of the House.—[The Deputy-Chairman.]

Message to the Lords to acquaint them therewith.

Island of Arran Piers Order Confirmation Bill [Lords],

Considered; to be read the Third time To-morrow.