HC Deb 11 February 1840 vol 52 c87

Bills, Read a first time:—Grammar Schools; Copyright—Read a second time:—Transfer of Aids.

Petitions presented. By Mr. Dennistoun, Sir G. Strickland, Captain Pechell, Sir H. Fleetwood, and Mr. Baines, from a great number of places, for the Release of John Thorogood, and for the Abolition of Church Rates.—By Mr. Leader, from several places, for a Free Pardon Frost, Williams, and Jones.—By Sir R. Peel, from Manchester, in favour of the Designs Copyright Bill.—By Mr. F. Maule, from Banffishire, against the Intrusion of Ministers against the Wishes of the Inhabitants.—By Sir E. Sugden, from Ripon, for Church Extension.—By Mr. O'Connell, and Sir W. Somerville, from several places, for Municipal Reform, and Extension of the Franchise to Ireland. By Mr. White, from Staffordshire, for the Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Mr. Curry, from Warwick, for Church Extension By Sir R. H. Inglis, from a number of places, for Church Extension, against the Government plan of Education, and for a large Grant for Church Education, to be placed under the control of the Clergy of the Church of England.—By Mr. F. French, from a place in Ireland, for Medical Reform.—By Sir R. Jenkins, from the East India Company, for Altering the Duties on Sugar.—By Mr. Grote, from Northampton, for an Inquiry into the Doctrines of Socialism.—By Mr. Halford, from a place in Leicestershire, for the Means to promote Religious Instruction.—By Lord Eliot, from a place in Cornwall, against the Poor-law Act—By Mr. Wallace, from Paisley, against Local Courts.—By Mr. Hume, from a number of Chartists, for Legislative measures promoting their Welfare.—By Mr. Ormsby Gore, from places in Salop, for Church Extension.