HC Deb 21 June 1831 vol 4 c165

At a quarter after two o'clock the House was summoned to attend the House of Lords, for the purpose of hearing his Majesty's Speech on the opening of the present Parliament. The speaker, accompanied by many Members, proceeded to the House of Peers, and on his return swore-in several new Members.

Bill. The Clandestine Outlawry Bill was read a first time, agreeably to the usual custom to do whatever business they please before taking the King's Speech into consideration.

Returns ordered. On the Motion of Mr. GOULBURN, the several Parishes in England and Wales, in which commutations of the whole, great or small tithes, of such Parish as have been authorised under any Act of Parliament; distinguishing the cases in which allotments of land may have been assigned in lieu of such tithes, from those in which corn rents have been made payable; and further specifying in each ease whether the tithes so commuted were the property of Clerical Rectors, of Impropriators, or of Vicars.