§ MR. HUBBARD
asked the First Lord of the Treasury, When the Government propose bringing in the Census Bill; and, whether it will be uniform in its provisions for the United Kingdom and require a return of the religious profession of the people?
in reply, said, his right hon. Friend near him had given the best answer in his power, though one which certainly was not very definite, on the subject a short time ago. He was sorry to have to add that he could not even then positively state when the Bill would be brought in, as it was necessary to make progress with other Public Business. The Government had no intention of including in its provisions one providing for the taking of a religious Census, and intended to follow the course which had been pursued on previous occasions in England.