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Gas Regulation Act, 1920

Volume 155: debated on Monday 12 June 1922

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Resolved,

"That the draft of a Special Order proposed to be made by the Board of Trade under Section 10 of the Gas Regulation Act, 1920. on the application of the Aylesbury Gas Company, which was presented on the 16th May and published, be approved."

Resolved,

"That the draft of a Special Order proposed to be made by the Board of Trade under Section 10 of the Gas Regulation Act, 1920, on the application of the Coatbridge Gas Company, which was presented on the 1st May and published, be approved."—[Sir W. Mitchell-Thomson.]

Motion made, and Question proposed,

"That the draft of a Special Order proposed to be made by the Board of Trade under Section 10 of the Gas Regulation Act, 1920, on the application of the Felixstowe Gas Light Company, which was presented on 8th May and published, be approved."—[Sir W. Mitchell-Thomson.]

May I ask my hon. Friend the reason for this sudden rush of Gas Regulation Orders? I think we might have the rest of them to-morrow.

The reason for this rush at this particular moment is that, owing to an error in the Department, some of these Orders which ought to have been presented before the Whitsuntide Recess failed to he presented.

Question put, and agreed to.

Resolved,

"That the draft of a Special Order proposed to be made by the Board of Trade under Section 10 of the Gas Regulation Act, 1920, on the application of the Hinckley Urban District Council, which was presented on the 25th May and published, be approved."

Resolved,

"That the draft of a Special Order proposed to be made by the Board of Trade under Section 10 of the Gas Regulation Act, 1920, on the application of the Holyhead and North Wales Gas and Water Corporation, Limited, in respect of their Holyhead gas undertaking, which was presented on the 23rd May and published, he approved,"

Resolved,

"That the draft of a Special Order proposed to be made by the Board of Trade under Section 10 of the Gas Regulation Act, 1920, on the application of the Rhymney and Aber Valleys Gas and Water Company, which was presented on the 10th April and published, be approved."

Resolved,

"That the draft of a Special Order proposed to be made by the Board of Trade under Section 10 of the Gas Regulation Act. 1920, on the application of the Sittingbourne and District Gas Company, which was presented on the 23rd May and published, in-approved."

Resolved,

"That the draft of a Special Order proposed to be made by the Board of Trade under Section 10 of the Gas Regulation Act, 1920, on the application of the. Southport Corporation, which was presented on the 25th May and published, be approved."

Resolved,

"That the draft of a Special Order proposed to be made by the Board of Trade under Section 10 of the Gas Regulation Act, 1920, on the application of the Farnham Gas and Electricity Company, which was presented on the 26th May and published, be approved."—[Sir W. Mitchell-Thomson.]