HC Deb 02 February 1804 vol 1 cc387-8

Quintin Dick, Esq. took the oaths and his seat for the burgh of Westloe, in Cornwall.—Sir John William Anderson presented a petition from the Directors of the West India Dock Company, praying for leave to bring in a bill enabling them to raise further sums of money for the completion of the works necessary to finish the docks. The petition was referred to a Committee.—Sir J. Newport moved for an account of the sums of money paid for the support of House. of Industry in Ireland, by the grand juries of that country, in the years 1801-2 and 3 Ordered.—The Chancellor of the Exchequer moved, that leave be given to bring in a bill to indemnify such persons as may have suffered by the act prohibiting the exportation of corn.—As the committee appointed to settle the accounts between Great-Britain and Ireland up to the year 1801, was considered as dissolved by the prorogation of Parliament, the right hon. gent. also moved, that the committee be reappointed, and that it resume its proceedings on Monday morning next.—He also moved that a select committee be appointed to inquire into the state of his Majesty's civil list. The following are the names of the committee: The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Sec. Yorke, The Sec. at War, Right Hon. Wm. Pitt, Sir Wm. Scott, The Attorney General, The Solicitor General, Mr. Rose, Sir Wm. Pulteney, Sir W. W. Wynne, Lord G. Cavendish, Lord G. Thynne, Mr. Steele, Mr. Wilberforce, Mr. Manning, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Plumer, Sir J. Frederic, Right Hon. J. H. Addington, Mr. vansittart, Mr. Sturgess.—It was moved, that said committee have leave to sit, notwithstanding any adjournment of the House, and that live members be a quorum.—He also moved for a committee to consider of a bill to adjust the differences between the cotton manufacturers and their servants. All which motions were respectively agreed to.