§ Bills. Read a second time:-Divisions of Counties.
§ Petitions presented. By Lord KENYON, from Highland, against the Repeal of parts of the Factories' Regulation Act.—By Lord HATHERTON, from Yeovil, praying that it may be inserted among the Corporate Towns of Somerset.—By several NOBLE LORDS, from Solicitors of various Places, for the Alteration of the Ecclesiastical Courts' Consolidating Bill.—By Lord LYNDHURST, from Proctors of the Diocesan Court of the Province of Canterbury, to be permitted to examine Witnesses against the Bill.—By Lord MARYBOROUGH, from Portarlington, against the Clause empowering 5l. Householders to vote for Corporate Aldermen and Councillors.—By Lord LYNDHDRST, from Youghall, that the Qualification to vote for Corporate Aldermen and Councillors under the Irish Corporations' Bill may be raised to 20l.; and from the Common Council of Cork, against the Bill.—By the Bishop of EXETER, from the Wesleyans of Exeter, Honiton, and several other Places, for the Better Observance of the Sabbath.