§ Bills. Bead a second time:—Worcester County Hall.
§ Petitions presented. By the Marquess of SALISBURY, the Earls of HADDINGTON and BRADFORD, the Bishop of WINCHESTER, Lord RAYLEIGH, and Viscount CANTERBURY, from various places, against the Abolition of Church-rates. —By Lords HOLLAND and BROUGHAM, from Exeter and Swansea, for the Abolition of Church-rates.—By Viscount CANTERBURY, from Godmanchester, for the Amendment of Municipal Corporations Act.—By Lord WYNFORD, from Stapleton, Gloucestershire, complaining that there is no provision for paying the expenses of the apprehension of persons who commit offences against the Poor-law Act.—By Lord RAYLEIGH, from the Guardians of the Poor of the Eastbourne and Witham Unions, in favour of the Poor-law Amendment Act.