HC Deb 08 June 1841 vol 58 c1315

Bills. Read a first time:ߞChurch Rates Abolition; Metropolis Improvements.ߞRead a second time: ߞBanks of Issue; Debts of Parishes.

Petitions presented. By Mr. Easthope, from a great many places in Worcestershire, Leicestershire, and Northamptonshire, for a Repeal of the Corn-laws,ߞBy Mr. Leader, Mr. Muntz, Mr. Brotherton, Mr. Hindley, Mr. Villiers, and several other hon. Members, from Yarmouth, Tower Hamlets, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Ashton-under-Lyne, and a great many other places, for a Repeal of the Corn-Laws.ߞBy Mr. Blount, Lord Stanley, Mr. G. Palmer, Sir Charles Burrell, Mr. Handley, and other hon. Members, from Essex, Gloucester, Monmouth, and a great many other places, against Alteration of the Corn-laws.ߞBy Mr. A. Sanford, from places in Somersetshire, for the Abolition of Church Rates.ߞBy Mr. T. Duncombe, from certain parties, for Inquiry into Outrages committed at a Public Meeting held at Manchester, for the Release of all Prisoners for Political Offences, and for the adoption of the People's Charter; and from Weymouth, that Clergymen, for the future, be not put upon the Commission of the Peace.ߞ By Lords Clements, and Castlereagh, from Leitrim, and Down, against Lay Patronage in the Church of Scotland.