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Parliament—Public Business—Bills In Progress—Question

Volume 203: debated on Monday 1 August 1870

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said, he would beg to ask the First Lord of the Treasury, Whether, as the Ecclesiastical Titles Act Repeal Bill stands twelfth, and the Glebes Loan Bill seventh on a Paper of forty-five Orders, it is the intention of the right hon. Gentleman to proceed with those Bills; and, if so, will the right hon. Gentleman say after what hour that night he would not proceed with either of them?

said, he would beg to ask, Whether the Government will proceed with the Table of Lessons Bill at this late period of the Session?

said, in reply, that the Ecclesiastical Titles Act Repeal Bill had not been discussed, and, therefore, he would not take it that night, but proposed to do so on Thursday. The Glebes Loan Bill had been discussed, and therefore might be very properly taken at any hour. The Table of Lessons Bill had come to them with great weight of authority, and Her Majesty's Government would certainly think it their duty to take the judgment of the House upon it with a view to carrying it on.