§ Bills. Read a first time:—Salmon Fisheries (Scotland), No. 1 and 2.
§ Petitions presented. By Sir GEORGE SINCLAIR, from one of the Orkney Isles, for a repeal of the Union of the Isles.—By Mr. COLQUHOUN, from Glasgow, against the Regulation of Wages Act.—By Mr. BAINES, from Leeds, by Mr. FERGUSON, from the Kirkaldy Chamber of Commerce, by Mr. M. PHILIPS, from the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, by Mr. HINDLEY, from Ashton-under-Line, by Mr. ELLICE, from St. Andrew's, and by Mr. HASTIE, from Paisley, for the Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Lord M. HILL, from Evesham, for a uniform Rate of Postage.—By Mr. CHRISTOPHER, from the Justices of the Peace for the parts of Lindsey (Lincolnshire), against Beer Shops.—By Lord DUNGANNON, from Denbigh, and three other places, for the Extension of the Church Establishment in Canada.—By Mr. EATON, from four places in Cambridgeshire, and by an hon. MEMBER from Alford, against the Repeal of the Corn-law.