HC Deb 30 March 1836 vol 32 c842

Bills. Read a first time:—Excise Licences' (Ireland); Land Tax Commissioners Names; Court of Session (Scotland); Bankrupts' (Ireland).

Petitions presented. By Colonel ANSON, from the Corporation of Yarmouth, in favour of the Municipal Corporations' (Ireland) Bill.—By several MEMBERS, from various Places, in favour of the Repeal of the Duty on Newspapers. —By Major CUMMING BRUCE, from Inverness, for the Repeal of all Stamps on Knowledge; from Leith, for the Repeal of the Duty on Paper; from Inverness, for a Bill for Better Regulation of the Coast Light; and from the Fishermen of the Moray Forth, against the Salmon Fisheries' (Scotland) Bill.—By Lord SANDON, from Liverpool, for the Abolition of the Duty on Salt; from the Presbyterians in Lancashire, that their Ministers may perform the ceremony of Marriage in private Houses; and from Montreal, against the Alteration of the Timber Duties.—By Mr. AGLIONBY and Mr. BINGHAM BARING, from the Licenced Victuallers of Cockermouth and Winchester, for the Repeal of the Duty on Licences.—By Mr. THOMAS DUNCOMBE, from Gravesend, for Inquiry into Lieutenant Colonel Bradley's Case.—By Mr. WAKLEY, from Chichester, for the Abolition of Flogging in the Army; from Stanton, for the Repeal of Mr. Sturges Bourne's Act; from St. Marylebone, that the ATTORNEY-GENERAL, be instructed to file a Criminal Information against the Orange Association; from Brighton, for the Repeal of the Septennial Act; and from Finsbury, that Evidence in Cases of Summary Jurisdiction be taken in Writing and preserved.—By Mr. HARVEY, from Chichester and Hereford, for Inquiry into the Pension-List; and from Colchester, that the Elective Franchise be extended to all Burgesses created by the Municipal Reform Bill.—By Sir JOHN YARDE BULLER, from Buckfastleigh and Dean Prior, for Relief from the Horse Tax.—By the LORD-ADVOCATE, from the Merchants of Leith, for a Bill regulating the construction of Merchant Vessels; and from the Solicitors of Leith, for the Abolition of the Tax on Attorneys' Certificates.—By Mr. Fox MAULE, from the Handloom Weavers of Glasgow, complaining of Distress and asking for Relief.—By Mr. HUTT, from the Wine Merchants of Hull, for the Equalization of the Duty on Foreign Wine.— By Mr. MARSLAND, from the Dissenters of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, for the Endowment of New Churches in Scotland, and for the discontinuance of the Regium Donum.—By Mr. SHAW, from the Corporation of Tailors (Dublin), against the Municipal Corporations' Bill (Ireland).—By Mr. WAKLEY, from Northampton, for the Repeal of the Poor-Law Amendment Act.—By Mr. HAWES, from St. Clement's Danes, for increasing the Penalty on Sunday Trading.—By Mr. CALLAGHAN, from Balyhooly and Killatly, for the Abolition of Tithes (Ireland).