HC Deb 04 June 1840 vol 54 c923

Bills. Read a first time:—Timber Ships; Poor Clergy Maintenance.—Read a second time:—Metropolitan Police Courts.

Petitions presented. By Mr. Brotherton, Mr. Lushington, Lord Worsley, and others, from Gosport, Scarborough, Sheffield, and other places, against the Importation of Hill Coolies into the Mauritius.—By Dr. Lushington, from St. Anne's, Limehouse, against the Rating of Stock in Trade, and against Church Extension.—By Mr. Bailey, from the Grocers of Worcester, and by Mr. Hutchins, from the Grocers of Cardiff, to admit Foreign Sugars.— By Mr. Villiers, from various parts of the country, for a Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Mr. G. Palmer, from Chelmsford, against the use of Climbing Boys.—By Mr. Villiers, from Yorkshire, against the Colonial Passengers Bill.—By Mr. Alderman Thompson, from Sunderland, complaining of an undue preference to the Cinque Ports. —By Captain Fitzroy, from Lewes, against the Constabulary Act, and by Mr. Bernal, from Rochester, in its favour.—By Sir E. Wilmot, from Lincoln, against the Exportation of Hill Coolies from India.—By Mr. Round, from a Parish in Essex, against the 8th Clause in the New Poor-law Amendment Act.—By Mr. G. S. Barry, from Cork County, against the Importation of Foreign Flour into Ireland.—By Lord Worsley, from Lincoln, against the Poor-law Amendment Act.—By Mr. Brocklehurst, from Silkweavers at Macclesfield, against any further Reduction of the Duty on East India Manufactured Goods.—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from the Charter Association of Edinburgh, complaining of the Treatment of Mr. O'Connor in York Castle.—By Mr. F. Dundas, from Totnes, for a Total Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Mr. Cartwright, from the Guardians of the Poor-law Union in Northamptonshire, against the Poor-law Amendment Act—By Mr. A. White, from the Independent Congregation of Sunderland, against the Exportation of Hill Coolies from India.