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REPORTS FROM COMMITTEES:
TWELVE VOLUMES:-CONTENTS OF THE
N.B.-THE Figures at the beginning of the line, correspond with the N° at the
370. REPORT from the Select Committee on METROPOLITAN BRIDGES;
together with the PROCEEDINGS of the COMMITTEE, MINUTES of
VOL. XIV.-Sess. 1854
367. REPORT from the Select Committee on PUBLIC-HOUSES; together
with the PROCEEDINGS of the COMMITTEE, MINUTES of EVIDENCE,
Ordered, THAT a Select Committee be appointed to inquire into the State and Condi-
tion of the BRIDGES over the THAMES in the METROPOLIS; to report whether they are
adequate to the present vastly-increasing traffic; whether it be desirable to construct one
or more Bridges over the River, and, if so, at what point or points; whether it would be
desirable to provide, out of local funds, the means of throwing open to the Public the
present toll-paying Bridges; and, if so, upon what terms such Bridges could be thrown open.
Mercurii, 1° die Marti, 1854.
Ordered, THAT the Committee have power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, THAT it be an Instruction to the Committee to extend their Inquiry to the
Bridges over the Thames within the area subject to the Coal-tax.
Veneris, 16° die Junii, 1854.
Ordered, THAT the Committee have power to Report their Observations, together with