HC Deb 17 May 1833 vol 17 c1344

Papers ordered. On the Motion of Mr. GROTE, an Account of the Number of Commissions of Bankruptcy issued in each year, from 1822 to 1832.—On the Motion of Mr. Alderman THOMPSON, an Account of all Vessels detained in British Ports, under the Order in Council of the 6th of November, and of such as have been Liberated under the Order in Council of the 3rd of December: also Copies of the Applications made to the Privy Council for the Release of Vessels and their Cargoes, with a Statement of the Grounds on which such Applications have been granted or rejected.—On the Motion of Mr. PRYME, an Account of the Amount of the House and Window Tax for the City of Oxford and Town of Cambridge, and the Amount of Surcharge.—On the Motion of Mr. HUME, a Copy of the New Charter of Justice lately granted to the Island of Ceylon.

Petitions presented. By Mr. HYETT, from Minchinhampton, for the Repeal of the Duties on Articles of Clerkship; and from Stroud, Woodchester, and other Places, for the Repeal of the Sale of Beer Act.—By Mr. PEASE, Lord SANDON, Mr. J. SMITH, and Sir M. W. RIDLEY, from several Places,—for the Repeal of the Sale of Beer Act; and by Mr. PHILPOTTS, from several Places, against the Repeal of that Act.—By Mr. OLIPHANT, from Perth, for Amending the Bankrupt Laws (Scotland).—By Mr. PHILPOTTS, from Gloucester, for an Alteration of the Law relative to the Admission of Notaries Public; and from the same Place, for Vote by Ballot.—By Mr. SCOTT, from Winchester, for a Repeal of the Malt Duty.—By Mr. G. F. YOUNG, from the Ship owners of Newcastle, for a Repeal of the Duty on Marine Insurances.—By Mr. BUCKINGHAM, from Preston, for the Suppression of Spirit and Beer Shops.—By Sir RICHARD KEANE, from Cappoquin, for Relief from the Excessive Assessment.—By Mr. PARKER, from Sheffield, against the Highway Bill; and from the Cotton Spinners and Manufacturers of the same Place, for a Commission of Inquiry.—By Mr. J. SMITH, from Borrowstowness, for an Inquiry into the Distressed State of the Shipping Interest.—By Mr. TOOKE, from the Independents of Christ Church (Hants), for a Charter to the London University; and from several Metropolitan Parishes, for making extra-parochial Places contributory to the Poor, and other Rates.—By Mr. GILLON and Mr. OLIPHANT, from several Places in Scotland, for Alterations in the Royal Burghs (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. LYALL, from Merchants and Shipowners of London; and Mr. G. F. YOUNG, from Newcastle,—against the Dutch Embargo.—By Mr. Alderman THOMPSON, from Sunderland, and other Places, in favour of the Jewish Civil Disabilities Bill.—By Mr. J. M GASKELL, from Madely, for the benefit of a Resident Magistrate.—By Mr. J. OSWALD, from the Hand-loom Weavers of Bridgetown, Glasgow, for a Board of Trade, and for Relief.—By Mr. MARJORIBANKS, from Dingwall, for an Alteration in the present System of Church Patronage in Scotland.—By Mr. DUGDALE, from Sutton, Cold-field, and Hillmorton, for the Better Observance of the Sabbath, and against the Sale of Beer Act.—By Mr. A. JOHNSTON, from St. Andrew's; and Mr. MARJORIOANKS, from Dingwall,—for Alterations in the Royal Burgh (Scotland) Bill.—By Lord EASTNOR, from Banff; and Sir GEORGE STAUNTON, from Bursledon Bridge,—for the total Repeal of the Malt Tax.—By Mr. MOSTYN, from Holywell, against the Assessed Taxes; and from another Place in Wales, for Amending the present State of the Established Church in Wales.—By Mr. F. SHAW, from several Places in Ireland, against the Church Temporalities (Ireland) Bill; and from one Place, for a Provision for the Infirm and Helpless Poor of Ireland; but opposing the Introduction of Poor Laws; another from the same Place, against the New System of Education; and from Dungannon, for a Revision of the Criminal Laws.