Bills. Read a first time:—Metropolis Improvements; Expenses; Bribery at Elections; County Bridges (No. 2).—Read a second time:—Houses of Industry (Ireland); Insolvent Debtors (Ireland); Western Australia; New South Wales; Dublin Wide Streets; School Sites (No. 2); Loan Societies Acts Continuance t Banks of Issue.—Read a third time:—Tithe Compositions (Ireland); Administration of Justice Act Amendment; Bills of Exchange Acts Continuance; Loan Societies Acts Continuance.
Petitions presented. By Lord Lyndhurst, from Lancashire,
against the proposed Financial Measure.—By the Marquess of Ailsa, from Ayr, against the Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By the Duke of Argyle, from various places, against Church Patronage