Private Business. – in the House of Commons on 7th May 1940.

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Photo of Mr Dennis Herbert Mr Dennis Herbert , Watford

In this case there are Amendments to be proposed by the promoters. They are simply to bring this Bill into conformity with the South Suburban Gas Bill, as amended in another place on hearing before an Opposed Bills Committee.

Bill, as amended, Considered; Amendments made.

Ordered, That Standing Orders 240 and 262 be suspended, and that the Bill be now read the Third time."—[The Chairman of Ways and Means.]

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

PRIVATE BILLS [Lords] (Standing Orders not previously inquired into complied with).

Mr. SPEAKER laid upon the Table Report from one of the Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills, That in the case of the following Bill, originating in the Lords, and referred on the First Reading thereof, the Standing Orders not previously inquired into, which are applicable thereto, have been complied with, namely:

South Suburban Gas Bill [Lords].

Bill to be read a Second time.