14 APRIL 1855, Page 10


Business will be resumed with the Miscellaneous Estimates, eighteen Ministerial Bills and thirty-two Non-Ministerial, to discuss and dispose of. This is exclusive of the six bills which have not yet been laid on the table ; one of which, the Solicitor-General's Wills and Administrations Bill, will, if pressed, form a leading measure of the session.

Ministerial Bills.

Non-Ministerial Bills.

Read a first time 10 Read a first time 24 Read a second time 4 Read a second time 4 Sent to Select Committees.. 3 Sent to Select Committees 2 Amended 1 Amended 2



The second reading of the Metropolis Local Management Bill stands first in order for Monday the 16th instant; and the probability is that the discussion will occupy most part of the evening. This will throw over Lord John Russell's Education Bill to some other day. Should the question be raised that the House go into a Committee of Supply, Mr. John M`Gregor is to submit "'the expediency of reinstituting the office of Secretary of State for Scotland, which has never been abolished, but which fell into abeyance in the latter years of the reign of George the Second." Mr. Ewart is to bring under notice the expediency of testing the qualifications of candidates for the Diplomatic and Consular services; and Mr. Adderley is to advert to the expediency of permitting prisoners under sentence of penal servitude who have conducted themselves well, to enlist for limited service in works at Balaklava, for the assistance of the Army in the Crimea. On Tuesday the 17th, a Members' motion-night, Colonel Boldero moves for a Select Committee to inquire into the Medical Departments of the Army and Navy ; Lord Robert Grosvenor asks leave to bring in a bill to prevent unnecessary Sunday Trading in the Metropolis ; Sir .Erskine Perry moves an address for a Commission to consider the means by which the Army of India may be made most available for the Russian war.

Wednesday and Thursday the 18th and 19th are devoted to Members' Bills.

Friday the 20th is the Budget night.

Running into the two following weeks—

Monday the 23d is named for the consideration of the Newspaper Stamp-Duties Bill in Committee.

On Tuesday the 24th, Mr. Heywood submits his resolution for the re- moval of the Tests imposed by the Act of Uniformity of 1662 in educa- tional matters; Mr. Locke Bing moves for a Bill on the subject of the Settlement of the Personal Estates of Intestates ; and Captain &obeli for a Select Committee to inquire into matters affecting the management of the Na..

On Wednesday the 25th, Mr. Heywood's Marriage-Law Amendment Bill, and Mr. Stirling's Schools (Scotland) Bill, are put down for a second reading. Mr. Walpole moves the rejection of the Marriage-Law Amendment Bill.

On Friday the 27th, the second reading of the Lord Advocate's Educa- tion (Scotland) Bill comes on. Wednesday the 2d May is allotted, with other business, to the second reading of Sir John Pakington's Education (No. 2) Bill, and Mr. Milner Gibson's Free Schools Bill. Mr. Henley moves the rejection of Sir John Pakington's measure.