HC Deb 11 August 1836 vol 35 c1121

Bills. Read a third time:—Exchequer Offices (Ireland); Slave Owners Compensation; Stamp Duty on Newspapers.—Read a second time:—Poor Law Loans; Municipal Elections; St. Clement, Oxford; Marriages Validity.—Read a first time:—Consolidated Fund; Exchequer Bills.

Petitions presented. By Mr. HALL, from natives of Wales in and near London, that the Clause of the Established Church Bill, requiring the appointment of Bishops conversant with the Welsh Language to preside over Welsh Sees, may be restored in its original form.—By Mr. THOMAS ATTWOOD and Mr. BERNAL, from Members of Benefit Societies in the Metropolis and Rochester, for the Amendment of Friendly Societies Act.—By Mr. THOMAS ATTWOOD, from the Birmingham Philosophical Institution, to be allowed, to partake with other Institutions in the disposition of the Duplicate Books, and from various places for Repeal of Poor Law Amendment Act.—By the ATTORNEY-GENERAL, (Edinburgh), against the Copyright Bill; and from the Convention of the Royal Burghs (Scotland), against the Abolition of Royal Burghs (Scotland); and complaining of the burthen of maintaining Prisoners after conviction; and from Birmingham, for Repeal of Duty on Newspaper Stamps.