§ Metropolitan Water Board (Various Powers) Bill; Moved that the order made on the 20th day of March last, "That no Private Bill brought from the House of Commons shall be read a second time after Tuesday the 18th day of June next," be dispensed with, and that the Bill be now read 2a; agreed to; Bill read 2a accordingly: Committee negatived.
§ Broadstairs and St. Peter's Urban District Water Bill [H.L.]; Western Valleys (Monmouthshire) Sewerage Board Bill [H.L.]; Returned from the Commons agreed to, with Amendments: The said Amendments considered, and agreed to.
§ Were presented by the Lord Hamilton of Dalzell; read 1a to be printed; and (pursuant to the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1899, Section 7) deemed to have been read 2a, and reported from the Committee.