HC Deb 17 June 1839 vol 48 c328

Bills. Read a first time:—Shannon Navigation.—Read a third time:—Imprisonment for Debt Act Amendment.

Petitions presented. By Messrs. Pemberton, Fort, Plumptre, Halford, Blackburne, Grant, Sirs J. Y. Buller, E. Filmer, R. Inglis, and Lord Arthur Lennox, from a number of places, against, and by Messrs. F. Berkeley, Leader, and Baines, from several places, in favour of the Government plan for National Education.—By Messrs. Hodges, Jones, W. Barren, and Major Macnamara, from a number of places, for a Uniform Penny Postage.—By Sir W. Follett, from Exeter, against Idolatry in India.—By Mr. Leader, from the Westminster Reform Association, and Mr. Sanford, from Yeovil, for Vote by Ballot—By Mr. Litton, from Kilkenny, and Coleraine, against any further Grant to Maynooth College.—By Mr. Hawes, from Norwich, for Extending the Powers of Local Courts.—By Mr. Attwood, from Alrenry (Ireland), against the Corn-laws; from the Society of National Religionists, for being allowed to Amend the Foundations of Society.—By Mr. Macauley, from the Synod of the Secession Church of Scotland, against the Government plan for Printing Bibles in Scotland.—By Mr. Lynch, from the Grocers of Galway, to be allowed to sell Spirits.—By Sir R. Inglis, from several places, for Church Extension in the Colonies.—By Mr. Colquhoun, from two places, for Church Extension in Scotland.—By Mr. Hodges, Mr. Sandford, and Sir E. Filmer, from three places, for Amending the New Poor-law Act.