§ Papers ordered. On the Motion of Mr. SPRING RICE, a List of Offices enjoyed by all Persons, between 5th January, 1829, and 5th January, 1830, the total of which exceeds 1,000l., which have been since Abolished or Reduced.—On the Motion of Mr. WILKS, the Number of Friendly Societies filed by the Clerks of the Peace in each County in Great Britain and Ireland, since Michaelmas 1832.—On the Motion of Lord GRANVILLE SOMERSET, a Copy of any Minute or Minutes of the Treasury, or other Document by which the Consolidation of the Board of Taxes and Stamps was effected, and any Correspondence which may have passed between the Commissioners of the late Boards of Taxes and Stamps, and the Treasury, on the subject of their Consolidation, and the Retirement of any of their Members.
§ Bills. Read a second time:—Uniformity of Process; Bankruptcy Judges.
§ Petitions presented. By Colonel GORE LANGTON, from the Protestant Dissenters of Frome, Selwood, for Exemption from Church Rates—By Mr. GORE, from Devizes, for Substituting a Solemn Affirmation for an Oath in all Cases.—By Mr. FRENCH, from Kilnamana, to be Exempted from the Payment of Church Cess according to a Clause in the Irish Church Bill.—By Mr. BANNERMAN, from Aberdeen, in favour of the Factories' Regulation Bill.—By Sir RUFANE DONKIN, from Berwick-upon-Tweed, against the Expense incurred by guarding against and punishing Smugglers.—By Captain DUNDAS, from the Medical Practitioners of Renfrew, in favour of the Apothecaries Bill.—By Lord DALMENY and Captain DUNDAS, from several Places, against the Bankrupts (Scotland) Bill—By Mr. ROOPER and Mr. PEASE, from several Places,—against the Slavery Abolition Bill.—By Mr. PEASE, from the Synod of Merse and Teviotdale, against the New System of Education (Ireland).