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Lord Monk Bretton: My Lords, I beg to move the Instruction standing in my name on the Order Paper.

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Moved, That it be an Instruction to the Select Committee to whom the Bill is committed that they should consider:


    (a) the relationship between the market company and Carter Commercial Developments, the joint promoters of the Bill, and South East Marts Limited, including any contractual arrangements between the parties and any third parties relating to the property of the market;


    (b) the possibility of other bodies taking over the operation of the market; and


    (c) what alternative arrangements could be made for the establishment and maintenance of a cattle market in the Hailsham area, prior to the closure of the existing market, which would be both viable and sufficient for the needs of the local farming community and other market users.--(Lord Monk Bretton.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.

Lord Wrenbury: My Lords, I beg to move the Instruction standing in my name on the Order Paper.

Moved, That it be an Instruction to the Select Committee to whom the Bill is committed that they should consider the circumstances in which other markets managed by South East Marts Limited have been closed and the extent to which provision was made for their replacement, and the likelihood of the closure of the market at Guildford.--(Lord Wrenbury.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.

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Returned from the Commons agreed to.

        House adjourned at twenty-one minutes before four o'clock.


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