§ Lords Amendments to Commons Amendments to Lords Amendments, and Lords Amendments proposed in lieu of certain Lords Amendments disagreed to by this House, considered.
§ New Clause in lieu of new Clause disagreed to.
§ (Purchase of Building Materials in Possession of a Government Department.)
§ Subject to any conditions prescribed by the Local Government Board, with the consent of the 1896 Treasury, any bricks or other building materials which have been acquired by a Government Department for the purpose of the erection or improvement of houses for the working classes (and which are not for the time being required for that purpose by any local authority or public utility society) may, during a period of two years from the passing of this Act, be sold to any person who undertakes to use the same forthwith for the purpose of erecting or improving houses for the working classes and to comply with the said conditions at a price sufficient to cover the cost of replacement at the time of sale or the materials so sold.
Lords Amendments: Leave out the words
and which are not for the time being required for that purpose by any local authority or public utility society.
§ Leave out the word "two" ["two years"], and insert instead thereof the word "five."
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of HEALTH (Major Astor)
I beg to moveThat this House doth agree with the Lords in the said Amendments.I may state, on behalf of my right hon. Friend, that the Amendments, with one exception, are purely drafting, and there is nothing in them to which anybody can take exception.
§ Question put, and agreed to.