HC Deb 15 June 1843 vol 69 cc1566-7

BILLS. Public.—1°. Princess Augusta's Annuity: Municipal Corporations.

2°. Grand Jury Presentments; Sugar Duties.

Reported.—Church Endowment.

3°. and passed:—Wheat, etc. (Canada)j Roman Catholic Oaths (Ireland); Assessed Taxes; Copyhold and Customary Tenure.

Private—-1°. Marquess of Abercorn's Estate,

Reported.—-Maryport and Carlisle Railway.

3°. and passed: —Sutherland Roads; Great North at England Railway; Edinburgh Water.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Hatton, from Wexford, against the Arms Bill.—By Messrs. Stholenfield, Bell, Busfeild, Strutt, Pusey, Heathoote, E wart, T. Duncombe, Caldwell, Broadley, Mangles, Hawes, Dickinson, Bro-thertoh, Evans, Bowes, Benett, G. Berkeley, Hardy, Greenall, Pendarve, H. Berkeley, Ferrad, Barnard, Lambton, Waddington, Hindley, Labouehere, Forster, Chapman, R. Yorke, Captain Pechell, Sir J. R. Reid, Dr. Bowring, Lord Wotsley, Sir J. Hanmer, Lord H. Vane, Sir G. Strickland, Lord Ebrington, Colonel G. Langton, and Sir G. Staunton, from an enormous number of places, against the Factories Bill. -By Mr. H. Berkeley, from the Mechanic's Institute of Bristol, for Exemption from the Payment of Rates and Taxes,—By Mr. Christopher, from Epworth, against a former Petition for the Repeal of the Cora-laws.—By Dr. Bowring, from Worcester, against the further Payment of the King of Hanover's Pension, and from Montrose, for the Carrying out of Rowland Mill's plan of Post-office Reform.—By Mr. S. Crawford, from Loughgilly, for amending the Law attesting Landlord and Tenant. — By Mr. Pusey, from Henley-on-Thames, for appropriating Waste Lands to the Use of the Poor.—By Lord Ebrington, for carrying out Rowland Hill's plan of Post-office Reform.—By Mr. Mackinnon, from Metropolitan Parishes, in favour of the Health of Towns Bill.—By Mr. S. O'Brien, from Meath, against the Irish Poor-law.—From six places, in favour of the Factories Bill.—From Baldock, and the West Riding (York), for Shortening further the Hours of Labour in Factories.—From Highworth, against the Canada Corn Bill.—From Lancaster, in favour of the Coroners' Bill.— From Rottingdean and other plaees, against the Turnpike Roads Bill.— From Tadcaster and Kirby Wharf, for Altering the Drainage of Lands Bill.—From Newport (Monmouth), for Mitigating the Treatment of Chattisi Prisoners in Stafford Gaol—From Barnstaple and Perth, for Inquiry into the Treatment of the same, and from Kettering, for Shortening the Term of Imprisonment.— From Several Mechanic's Institutions, in favour of the Scientific Societies Bill.—From Plymouth, against the County Courts Bill.