§ PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Lunatics (Scotland); Recovery of Wages (Ireland).
§ 2° Indictable Offences (Ireland); Summary Convictions (Ireland); Protection of Justices (Ireland).
§ PETITIONS PRESENTED. From several Ministers of the Gospel, and Others, in favour of the Affirmation Bill.—By Mr. Headlam, from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in favour of the Affirmation and Clergy Bills.—By Mr. Page Wood, from the Oxford Reform Association, for a Reduction in the Public Expenditure.—By Mr. Brotherton, from the Inhabitants of Salford, Lancashire, in favour of Secular Education.—By Mr. Vyse, from the Board of Guardians of the Brixworth Union, for the Suppression of Mendicancy.—By Mr. Wawn, from Master Mariners, and Others, of South Shields, for an Alteration of the Merchant Seamen's Fund Act.—By Mr. Cobbold, from Ipswich, against the Navigation Bill.—By Sir Edmund Macnaghten, from the Guardians of the Lame Union, in the County of Antrim, against the Proposed Rate in Aid (Ireland).—By Mr. John O'Connell, from the Ratepayers of the Tuam Union, for an Alteration of the Poor Law (Ireland).—By Mr. Cobbold, from the Parish of St. Clement, in the Town of Ipswich, in favour of the Poor Law Union Charges Bill (1847–8).—By Sir Robert Price, from the City of Hereford, for the Suppression of Promiscuous Intercourse.—By Mr. Manners Sutton, from Newark-upon-Trent, for Referring War Disputes to Arbitration.