§ SECOND READING.
§ Order for Second Reading read.
§ Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Bill be now read a second time."
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT (Mr. MATTHEWS,) Birmingham, E.
Under the County and Borough Police Act the police are obliged to make their Returns on the 29th September. The Returns of other Departments are at the end of the year, and this Bill is simply to enable the police to make their Returns coincide with the other Returns.
§ Motion agreed to.
§ Bill read a second time, and committed for To-morrow.