HC Deb 07 March 1831 vol 3 cc108-9

Colonel DAVIES brought up the Report of the Committee on the Election of the Borough of Seaford, in Sussex, declaring that the Hon. F. W. Ellis was not, and that W. Lyons, Esq., was, duly elected.

A new Writ was issued for the Borough of Milbourne Port, in the room of Mr. S. BOURNE (accepted the Stewardship of the Chiltern Hundreds;) and for the Borough of Eye, in the room of Sir P. SIDNEY.

Bills. Calico Duty and Malt Distillation (Ireland) Bills read a second time.

Returns ordered. On the Motion of Mr. GUEST, the Population of each Town in Wales, not now returning Members to Parliament, which amounted in 1821 to 10,000, or upwards; from the Clerk of the Peace for the County of Glamorgan, of the assessment for the County Rate, for the year 1829, upon the following places respectively:— Merthyr Tidvil, Swansea, Cardiff, Kinfig, Neafh, Cowbridge, Caerphilly, Aberavon, Llandaff, Lougham, and Aberdare.

Petitions presented. Against the Vestries Act, from the Parishes of Bristol, by Mr. HART DAVIS. For permission to retain the Presentation of Churches built and endowed by individuals, from Manchester, by Mr. H. HUGHES. In favour of Reform, by Sir T. D. ACLAND, from Okehampton:—By Colonel BAILLIE, from the Political Union Society of Bristol;—By Sir W. HEATHCOTE, from Hamp- shire;—By Mr. H. JOHNSTONE, from Moffat:—By Mr. WATSON, from Canterbury:—By Mr. WARBURTON, from Bridport:—By Mr. BENETT, from West Lavington and Market Lavington. For a Repeal of the Duties on Coals, by Mr. H. HOWARD, from New Shoreham:—By Mr. BELL, from North Shields. By Sir M.W. RIDLEY, from Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Against any Alteration in the Timber Duties, by Mr. H. HOWARD, from New Shore-ham:—By Mr. H. DRUMMOND, from Port Glasgow:—By Sir R. FIRGUSON, from Londonderry:—By Mr. BELL, from North Shields:—By Sir G. COCKBURN, from the Chamber of Commerce, Plymouth. For the Repeal of the Beer Bill, by Mr. PHILLPOTTS, from Stroud. For the Reduction of the Duty on Insurances, by Mr. CHAPLIN, from Ashwardhurn. For the Abolition of Slavery, by Viscount BERNARD, from Inneshannon:—By Mr. CHAPLIN, from Broxholme. For the continuance of Excise Licenses to Candle-makers, by Mr. BENETT, from the Candle-makers of Wilton, Salisbury, and Sturminster. For the Repeal of the Union (Ireland), by Colonel CHI-CHKSTER, from Palasgrean and Templebraden;—By Colonel O'GRADY, from Tacumshane and Kilrane.