§ Order for Second Reading read.
§ MR. BROADHURST,
in moving that the Bill be now read a second time, said, that the Bill had passed the House of Lords—
§ Notice taken, that 40 Members were not present; House counted, and 40 Members being found present,2050
§ Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Bill be now read a second time."—(Mr. Broadhurst.)
§ MR. WARTON
said, it was generally understood in the early part of the day that Members would be brought down to the House that evening only for the purpose of providing for the adjournment to-morrow, and now the hon. Member proposed to ask the House to discuss a question of importance with short Notice. He begged to move the rejection of the Bill.
§ Amendment proposed, to leave out the word "now," and at the end of the Question to add the words "upon this day three months."—(Mr. Warton.)
§ [The Amendment, not being seconded, could not be put.]
§ Original Question put, and agreed to.
§ Bill read a second time, and committed for Tuesday 24th October.
§ Notice taken, that 40 Members were not present; House counted, and 40 Members not being present,
§ House adjourned at a quarter after Nine o'clock.