HC Deb 26 May 1842 vol 63 c814
Lord Stanley,

as it was understood that the Government would not interpose any business to prevent the discussion on the matters of the Ipswich and Southampton election petitions, although they were not matters of privilege, wished to state that he had two notices on the paper for leave to bring in two bills, to make further provision for the government of New South Wales and Newfoundland; and he trusted that, as these were matters of importance, he would be allowed to bring them on at a later period of the evening.

Mr. O'Connell

hoped, that full opportunity would be given to the people of Newfoundland to know the nature of the noble Lord's measure, and to state their views.

Lord Stanley

said, that in point of fact, the constitution of Newfoundland was now suspended, and it was necessary to carry a bill to provide for the Government there

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