26 MARCH 1910, Page 1


MHE chief event of the week has been the publication on

Monday of the text of the Government Resolutions in regard to the relations between the two Houses. They will be introduced by the Prime Minister next Tuesday. The first Resolution states : "That it is expedient that the House of Lords be disabled by law from rejecting or amending a Money Bill." It then proceeds to declare that "For the purpose of this Resolution, a Bill shall be considered a Money Bill if in the opinion of the Speaker it contains only pro- visions dealing with all or any of the following subjects, —namely, the imposition, repeal, remission, alteration, or regulation of taxation ; charges on the Consolidated Fund or the provision of money by Parliament; Supply ; the appro- priation, control, or regulation of public money ; the raising or guarantee of any loan, or the repayment thereof; or matters incidental to those subjects or any of them."