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Hertford College, Oxford Bill

Volume 220: debated on Friday 3 July 1874

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Lords—Bill, 103—Committee

[ Progress 1st July.]

Bill considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)

said, Amendments had been withdrawn on an understanding that they had been accepted by the promoters, and it now appeared they had not been.

Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Chairman report Progress, and ask leave to sit again."—( Mr. Dillwyn.)

Question put.

The Committee divided:—Ayes 29; Noes 84: Majority 55.

Clause 5 (Power to make statutes).

, in moving an Amendment to the effect that the statutes should be laid before Parliament, instead of being confirmed by the Chancellor of the University as Visitor of the College, said, reforms had in several instances been prevented at Oxford by interference of the Visitor, and it certainly was not right that one person should have the power of over-riding the opinion of the Governing Body.

Amendment proposed, in page 4, line 20, to leave out from the word "confirmed," to the end of the Clause, in order to insert the words "laid before Parliament."—( Mr. Goschen.)

Question put, "That the words proposed to be left out stand part of the Clause."

The Committee divided:—Ayes 78; Noes 27: Majority 51.

Remaining clauses agreed to.

House resumed.

Bill reported, with Amendments; as amended, to be considered upon Monday next.

Industrial And Reformatory Schools Bill

On Motion of Mr. Secretary CROSS, Bill to extend the powers of Prison Authorities in relation to Industrial and Reformatory Schools; and for other purposes, ordered to he brought in by Mr. Secretary CROSS and Sir HENRY SELWIN-IBBETSON.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 193.]

House adjourned at a quarter after Two o'clock till Monday next.