Parliamentary Debates; Legislative Council and House of Representatives Volume 138

Parliamentary Debates; Legislative Council and House of Representatives Volume 138

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...the member for Grey said should have been paid to these harbours had been paid out. The Hon. Mr. HALL-JONES (Minister for Public Works) said that the member for Grey, in stating the position, remarked that there was a technical ditficulty in the way of paying the money. The fact was that the harbours at Greymouth and Westport were in reality State harbours. All the money they got was derived from the revenue of the State, and for that reason they had no claim on the royalties from the mines. The harbours did not raise any moneys by way of rates. The CHAIRMAN said there was no reference to the Westport and Greymouth Harbours in the estimates, and therefore the Minister for Public Works was not in order in discussing Mr. SPEAKER.---The matter the honourable member refers to took place, I understand, in It is for him to bring his grievance of not being called upon to speak before the Chairman of the Committee of Supply, and, if the honourable member disapproves of the Chairman of Committees' decision, to again 'bring the matter before the House. IN COMMITTEE Scenery preservation, 7,750. Mr. WOOD (Palmerston) moved to report progress in order to obtain the Speaker's ruling on the question of the Chairman of Committees not allowing him to speak to the State coal-mines vote at half past seven o'clock p.m. Progress reported. HOUSE EESUMID. Mr. R. MCKENZIE (Motueka) said he had been directed to report progress on a point of order raised by the member for Palmerston, to the effect that he had not been allowed by him (Mr. McKenzie, Chairman of Committees) to speak at half past seven o'clock to the vote for the State coal-mines. The honourable gentleman stated he got up to speak before he (Mr. McKenzie) put the question, more

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