HC Deb 27 July 1859 vol 155 c495

Order for Committee read.

House in Committee.

Clause 1 agreed to.

Clause 2.


said, he felt obliged to oppose it. It proposed to repeal an Act of Parliament which pro-vented a mayor of any borough from having the insignia of his office carried before him to any other place of worship than the Established Church.

Motion made, and Question put "That Clause 2 stand part of the Bill."

The Committee divided: —Ayes 127; Noes 85: Majority 42.

Clause ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Preamble agreed to. House resumed.

Bill reported without Amendment.