HC Deb 08 April 1842 vol 62 c76

BILLS. Public—Reported.—Indemnity. Private.—1° Warwick and Leamington Union Railway; London and Croydon Railway; Grange Road Approaches (No. 2); Bolton and Preston Railway.

2° Forth and Clyde Navigation; Glasgow Police (No. 3); City of Glasgow Life Assurance and Reversionary Company; Cambuslang and Muirkirk Roads; Ross and Cromarty Court Houses.

3°.- Stanhope and Tyne Railroad Company.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Greene, from the Post masters of Lancaster, for a Reduction of the Post-horse Duty.—By Mr. Hardy, from Elgin, Clonmeesh, Weyhill, Abbeydore, Salisbury, Dudley and Bristol, against any further Grant to Maynooth College.—By Mr. C. Bruce, Capt. Gordon, and the Marquess of Granby, from Elgin, Aberdeenshire, Forfar, Stamford, and Bassington, against the Introduction of Foreign Cattle and Meat.—By Mr. Plumptre, from the Fruit Growers of East Kent, for Protection.—By Lord F. Egerton, from Bury, in favour of Sir Robert Peel's Financial Scheme, and that it may pass into a law.—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from Persons in the Metropolis and Halifax, against the Reduction of the Duties on Foreign Boots and Shoes.—From Bally-more, Donagheady, and Ardrahan, for Alteration of the present System of Education (Ireland).—From Edgbaston and Derby, against the Boroughs' Improvement Bill (No. 2), and against the Buildings* Regulation Bill (No, 2).-From Bristol, and the Peninsula and Oriental Steam Company, that Coal Exported in British Ships trading under the British Flag may be Exported Free of Duty.—-From Whitehaven, Newport (Monmouth), Bide ford, Barnstable* and other places, for Equalisation of the Timber Duties. —From South Shields, for a Law declaring Merchant Seaman's Wages for Labour due, although their voyage should not be performed, owing to unavoidable Ship wreck; and for Carrying into effect the Recommendations of the Select Committee of 1840, concerning the Merchant Seamens' Fund,—From Durham, for the Repeal of the Duty on Hawkers' Licenses.—From Haverhill, for the Continuance of the Protection to the Straw Plait Manufacturers of England.-~From Newbury, against the Corn Importation Bill, and the Importation of Cattle and Provisions.— From Manchester, Ribchesler, and Bishop Auckland, for the Repeal of the Corn-laws.— From Brighton, and other places, for the Reduction of the Duty on Marine Insurances.—From the Clergy of Dublin and Glandelagh, for Alteration of the Laws of Marriages (Ireland).—From Bristol, for the Exclusion of Roman Catholics from Parliament-—From South Shields, for Amendment of the Act 7 Will, IV. and for the Regulation of Benefit Building Societies,—From the Chairman of the West Derby Union, for Alteration of the Poor-law Amendment Act.—From Meath and Trim, for Encouraging the Importation of Grain, in Preference to Flour and Meal.