§ The LORD CHANCELLOR acquainted the House, That the Clerk of the Parliaments had laid upon the Table the Certificates from the Examiners that the Standing Orders applicable to the following Bills have been complied with:—Education Board Provisional Order Confirmation (Birmingham) [H.L.];Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 2).
§ And also the Certificates that the further Standing Orders applicable to the following Bills have been complied with:—Harrow Road and Paddington Tramways; Donegal Railway.
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Hutchesons' Hospital and Hutchesons' Educational Trust Bill [H.L.];Chippenham Gas Bill; Sheppy Gas Bill; North Staffordshire Railway Bill; London, Tilbary, and Southend Railway Bill. Report from the Committee of Selection. That the Lord Estcourt be proposed to the House as a member of the Select 702 Committee on the said Bills in the place of the Lord Aberdare; read, and agreed to.
§ Marylebone Chapels (St. James, Westmoreland Street) Bill [H.L.]; Minehead Urban District Council Water Bill [H.L.]; West Riding Tramways Bill [H.L.]. Read 3a and passed, and sent to the Commons.
§ Huddersfield Corporation Act, 1902 (Amendment) Bill [H.L.]. Returned from the Commons agreed to, with Amendments.
§ Education Board Provisional Order Confirmation (Birmingham) Bill [H.L.]. To be read 2aTo-morrow.
§ Metropolitan Common Scheme (Hillingdon East) Provisional Order Bill; Metropolitan Common Scheme (Farm-borough) Provisional Order Bill. Read 3a (according to order), and passed.