§ Order of the Day for the Second Reading read.
§ LORD SHEPHERD
My Lords, I have to acquaint the House that the Consolidated Fund Bill, the Second Reading of which I am about to move, has been endorsed with the certificate of the Speaker that it is a Money Bill within the meaning of the Parliament Act, 1911.
I beg to move that this Bill be read a Second time.
§ Moved. That the Bill be now read 2a.—(Lord Shepherd.)
§ On Question, Bill read 2a; Committee negatived Then, Standing Order No. XXXIX having been dispensed with, Bill read 3a, and passed.