HC Deb 21 May 1840 vol 54 c486

Bills. Read a first time:—Customs, etc. Duties.—Read a second time:—Frivolous Suits; Rated Inhabitants Evidence.

Petitions presented. By Mr. Sheil, Mr. Hume, Mr. Hindley, Mr. Wilbraham, Mr. E. J. Stanley, and others, from Dundee, Leicester, Tavistock, Nottingham, Chester, and various other places, against Church Extension.—By Mr. Acland, Mr. Egerton, Colonel Wood, Captain Polhill, and others, from Somersetshire, Cheshire, Brecon, Croydon, Oxford, and various other places, for Church Extension.—By Mr. E. Ellice, from Cupar, for Separation of Church and State.—By Mr. Buck, Mr. E. J. Stanley, Mr. Hume, and others, from Cheshire, Renfrew, and various other places, for a Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Mr. Shaw, against the Flour Importation Bill.—By Viscount Powerscourt, from Bath, and its vicinity, that the House would lake some measures for the Suppression of the National Association, Dublin.