§ Mr. F. LEWIS brought up the Report of the Clare Election Committee. The Committee declared, that they found Mr. James Patrick O'Gorman Mahon not duly elected; that the last Election for the County of Clare was void, so far as related to the said James Patrick O'Gorman Mahon; that the Petition against the return was not frivolous or vexatious, nor was the opposition thereto. The Committee further declared, that it appeared to them that Mr. O'Gorman Mahon had been, by his friends and agents, guilty of bribery and corruption.
§ On the Motion of Mr. F. LEWIS, a new Writ for the County of Clare was ordered to be issued.
§ Lord DUNCANNON took the Oaths and his Seat for Kilkenny (County).
§ Returns ordered. On the Motion of Mr. SPRING RICE, the number of gallons of foreign Wine upon which duty has been paid for home consumption in the United Kingdom, and the rate of Duty per gallon, stated in the imperial measure, for the year ending 5th January, 1831; distinguishing Cape, French, Madeira, Portugal, Spanish, Rhenish, and other sorts, and stating the gross and nett produce of duty for the year:—On the Motion of Mr. HERRIES, the quantity and value of all Timber, Deals, and other Wood, imported annually into Great Britain, in British and foreign Ships, from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Prussia, and Russia, respectively, from the year 1819, to the latest period; also from the several British North American Colonies; the real and official values of British and Irish, and of foreign exports, annually from Great Britain to Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Prussia, and Russia, respectively, from the year 1819, to the latest period; also to the several British North American Colonies; the number of Ships, Men, and Tonnage, British and foreign, employed in the trade between Great Britain and Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Prussia, and Russia, respectively, since 1828 to the latest period; also between the several British North American Colonies; similar account of the trade of Ireland; the quantity and value of the whole imports and exports, and the tonnage, inwards and outwards, British and foreign, of the several British North American Colonies, to all parts of the world respectively, in each of the years 1790, 1791, and 1792, 1800,1801, and 1802,1818, 1819, and 1820, and of the three latest years; also, the number of Emigrants arrived in the several British North American Colonies, in each of the years 1790, 1791, 1792, 1800, 1801, and 1802, and from 1810, to the latest period.
§ Petitions presented. By Mr. HUNT, from Keighley, Yorkshire, complaining of a want of sympathy in the House of Commons, and of the passing of the Corn Bill, and praying for Universal Suffrage, Annual Parliaments, Vote by Ballot, and the Repeal of the Corn Laws. By Mr. WYSE, two, from Parishes in Tipperary, and three from other parts of Ireland, for the Repeal of the Union; from Caher, against Slavery; and from a Parish of Tipperary, against the system of National Education.