HC Deb 22 April 1842 vol 62 cc997-8

MINUTES.] NEW MEMBER.—Hon. William Lascelles, for Wakefield.

BILLS. Public—2° Property Tax; Excise Duties Compounds; Roasted Malt; Soap Duties Drawback.

Private.—2°. Ferrybridge and Boroughbridge Road; Mieville's Divorce; Haddingtonshire Roads. Reported.—Cottenham Drainage.

3°. and passed:—Castlerigg and Derwentwater Inclosure; Liverpool Paving and Sewerage.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Villiers, and Dr. Bowring, from Leighton Buzzard, Bridgwater, Langfield, and Worcester, for the Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Mr. P. Howard, Mr. Tancred, and Mr. Gregory, from Tanners of Carlisle, Chester, Galway, Daventry, and Dublin, against the proposed Alteration of the Import Duty on Foreign Leather.—From Killersherdany, St. Patrick's, Dublin, and Templemore, for Alteration of the present system of Education (Ireland).—From the Lancaster and Preston Railway Companies, and others, for Inquiry into the present state of Railway Travelling, and for other purposes.—By Sir John Yarde Buller, from Sid-mouth, Edgware, and Devonport, against any further Grant to Maynooth College; and from Brixham, against the proposed Duty on the Exportation of Coals.—By several hon. Members, from St Marylebone, St Pancras, Beverley, Wooler, St. Luke's, Chelsea, Thurso, and Banbury, against the Income-tax.—From H. S. Wilmot, for Amendment of the Law of Elections.—By an hon. Member, from Attornies at Ripon, Modbury, and Lincoln, for Repeal of the Duties on Attorneys Certificates.—By Sir James Graham, from Carlisle, Weston-super-Mare, and Bristol Chamber of Commerce, in favour of, and from New Brunswick, against the proposed Commercial Reforms.—From Bovey Tracey, for Alteration of the Poor-law Amendment Act—From Kingsbridge, against the Exportation of Hill Coolies from British India.— From Monmouth, Essex, Boston, Gressford, Swayfield, and other places, against the Corn Importation Bill, and the Importation of Foreign Cattle.—From North Shields, for carrying into effect the recommendations of the Select Committee of 1840 relating to the Merchant Seaman's Fund, and for an Act making the Wages of Shiprwecked Seamen due for labour performed up to the time of the Ship becoming a Wreck.—From Dublin, against the Reduction of the Duty on Stained Paper.—From St Luke's Enfranchisement and Anti-Monopoly Association, for Universal Suffrage.—By Sir H. Douglas, from St. John's, and St. Andrew's, New Brunswick, against the proposed Commercial Reforms.—From Limerick, against the Reduction of the Duty on Tobacco Pipes.

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