HC Deb 26 June 1837 vol 38 c1620

Bills. Read a third time:—Dublin Police.—Read a second time:—Sugar Duties; Tithes Commutation Act Amendment; Parliamentary Electors; and Limitation of Actions.

Petitions presented. By Mr. HUTT, from the Mayor and Corporation of Hull; and from the Guardian Society of Hull, in favour of Mr. Rowland Hill's system for managing the Post-Office.—By Mr. GALLY KNIGHT, from a parish in Nottinghamshire, against the Irish Tithe Bill.—By Lord JAMES STUART, from the Corporation of Irvine, and of Newtown-upon-Ayr, against certain clauses in the Municipal Borough (Scotland) Act.—By Mr. WILKS, from thirty-three Baptist congregations in Bedfordshire, for the immediate abolition of Church-rates; that the regium donum should be discontinued; and that the surplus revenues of the Irish Church might be applied to the purposes of education.—By Mr. HODGES, from Rochester, for the abolition of Church-rates.—By Mr. T. DUNCOMBE, from St. Luke's, for the repeal of certain clauses in the Poor-law Act.—By Mr. PLUMPTRE, from Derby, against the grant to the College of Maynooth; the Irish Tithe Bill; and the appropriation of Church Funds to any other than Church purposes; also one for the exclusion of Roman Catholics from that House.—By the ATTORNEY-GENERAL, from Edinburgh, for the better Observance of the Sabbath.