§ Bills. Read a first time:—Registration of Leases (Scotland); Consolidated Fund (8,000,000l.).—Read a second time:—Prisons; District Prisons.
§ Petitions presented. By Lord WORSLEY, from the Poor-law Guardians of Swynford, against any Alteration of the New Poor-law Act.—By Mr. ELLIOTT, from Kelso, Mr. M'CLEOD, from Inverness, Mr. MUSKETT, from St. Albans, and Sir EDWARD CODRINGTON, from Devonport, for a Uniform Penny Postage.—By the LORD-ADVOCATE, from Leith, in favour of the Caledonian Canal.—By Mr. HOGG, from Beverley, for the Repeal of the Beer-laws.—By Mr. W. S. O'BRIEN, from places in the county of Limerick, for equal rights to Ireland.—By Lord JAMBS STUART, from Ayr, for the Total and Immediate Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Sir J. Y. BULLER, from Dartford (Devon), against the Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Mr. FRESHFIELD, and Sir ROBERT INGLIS, from several places, for Extension of the Established Church in Canada.—By Lord JAMES STUART, from two places in Ayrshire, in favour of, and by Mr. R. FERGUSON, and Mr. M'TAGGART, from Preston, Kirk, and Wigton, against a further Grant of money to the Church of Scotland.—By Lord STANLEY, from Lancashire, against any system of National Education not founded on the Scriptures.—By Lord JAMES STUART, from Ayr, for the Ballot, and a comprehensive system of National Education.