HC Deb 01 May 1840 vol 53 c1150

Bills. Read a second time:—Exchequer Bills; Soap Duties; Chimney Sweepers.—Read a third time:—Insolvent Debtors (Ireland).

Petitions presented. By Mr. Wilshere, from Hitchen, against Climbing Boys.—By Captain Wemyss, from one place, for an Extension of the Franchise.—By Mr. J. A. Smith, Mr. Scholefield, Mr. Smith, Mr. Dennistoun, Mr. Thorneley, Mr. Grote, Mr. Ewart, Mr. J. Martin, Mr. Brotherton, Mr. P. Scrope, Mr. Lushington, Mr. Hawes, Mr. Ward, and Mr. B. Wood, from a very great number of places, against, and by Lord Eastnor, Messrs. Kemble, Freshfield, W. Duncombe, Milne, Boiling, Darby, Bramston, Sir J. Y. Buller, Sir R. H. Inglis, Lord Sandon, and Colonel J. Wood, from a great number of places, for, Church Extension.—By Messrs. Scholefield, Kemble, Shepherd, Strutt, Milne, Pryme, A. White, Mackinnon, J. Parker, Mildmay, P. Scrope, Hutt, Alston, Grote, Hope, Lord Mahon, Alderman Humphery, Sir J. C. Hobhouse, Lord R. Grosvenor, Sir G. Grey, Sir R. H. Inglis, and Sir E. Wilmot, from a great many places, against the employment of Climbing Boys,—By Mr. Strutt, from Derby, Mr. Ward, from Sheffield, and Mr. Thorneley, from Wolverhampton, for the Abolition of Church Rates, and of the Jurisdiction of Ecclesiastical Courts; also for the Release of John Thorogood—By Viscount Sandon, from Lancaster, for Settling the Scotch Church Question.—By Colonel J. Wood, from several Parishes, against the Rating of Workhouses, or of Stock in Trade.—By Mr. Pattison, from several places, Mr. Hume, from Clerkenwell, and Mr. Grote, from Bermondsey, for the Total and Immediate Repeal of the Corn-laws; and by Mr. W. Duncombe, from York, against the same.—By Viscount Sandon, from Liverpool, for Regulating the Manufacture of Tobacco.—By Mr. S. O'Brien, from Limerick, against the Importation of Foreign Flour into Ireland.—By Mr. Sheppard, from Frome, against the Opium Trade.—By Mr. W. Duncombe, from two places, against applying the Canada Clergy Reserves to any but Church of England purposes.—By Sir J. Y. Buller, from Torquay, against the Grant to Maynooth College.—By Messrs. Thorneley, and Clay, and Colonel J. Wood, from several places, against Rating Stock in Trade.—By Mr. T. Parker, from Preston, and Viscount Mahon, from one place, against the County Constabulary Bill.—By Mr. Hume, from Kilkenny, against the Irish Registration Bill; from several places, for Universal Suffrage; and from Medical Men of Kilkenny, for Medical Reform.—By Mr. Bramston, from one place, for Expelling the Catholics from Parliament.