HC Deb 01 April 1844 vol 73 c1691

NEW MEMBERS SWORN.—Hon. Edward Alfred John Harris (Christchurch).

BILLS. Public.—1o. Lime Toll Exemption (Wales): County Court (County Palatine of Lancaster); Damage by Fire (Metropolis) (No. 2); Charitable Pawn Societies; Court of Chancery (County Palatine of Lancaster).

Private.—1o. Dclabole and Rock Railway.

2o Lascaridi's Naturalization; Spartali's Naturalization; Bow Brickhill Estate.

Reported.—North British Railway; Eastern Counties Railway (Brandon and Peterborough Extension); Northern Coal Mining Company; Glossop Market; Padstow Harbour; Yarmouth and Norwich Railway; Eastern Counties Railway.

3o. and passed:—Midland Railways Consolidation.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By MT. Brotherton, from Joseph Hamilton, against Duelling—By Mr. Cayley, from Norfolk, and from a great number of other places, against any alteration in the present Corn Laws.—By Mr. Collett, from Athlone, and from Dublin, against the Poor Laws (Ireland); and from Athlone, in favour of Repeal.—By Sir Robert Inglis, and other hon. Members, from Lewes, and other places, against the Union of St. Asaph and Bangor.—By Viscount Ashley, from Win's, and by Sir H. Inglis, from Lewes, against Parochial Assessment.—By Col. Wood, from Whitechurch, and 2 other places, for the Establishment of Local Courts.—By Mr. Milner Gibson, against the present Post Office Arrangements.—By Mr. W. Thompson, from London, against, and by Mr. Cobden, from Stockport, in favour, of a Reduction of the Duty on Tobacco.—By Mr. Hume, and other hon. Members, from Linlithgow, and other places, against the Prisons (Scotland) Bill.—By Captain Pechell, from William Pringle Green, for Inquiry into his Discoveries affecting the Navy; and from Matthew Philips, for Permitting Allotment.—By Viscount Ashley, from Wich, for Restoring the Powers of Convocation to Clergy.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, from Bamsley, and several other places, against the Masters and Servants Bill.—By Mr. Hume, from Kirriemuir, for withholding the Supplies.—By Mr. Mackinnon, from Captain Sleigh, relating to his Invention of a Floating Breakwater.—By Sir E. Knatchbull, from the Ise of Thanet, for Rating the Owners of Small Tenements.—By Mr. Cobden, from Stockport, and Mr. P. H. Howard, from Carlisle, against, and Lord Ashley, from Carlisle, and other places, In favour of the Ten Hours Clause.—By Captain Carnegie, from Stone, and by Mr. Chute, from Wayland Union, for Alteration of Poor Law Amendment Bill.