HC Deb 12 March 1844 vol 73 cc860-1

BILLS. Public.—1o. Gold and Silver Wares; International Copyright.

2o. Gaming Transactions (Witnesses Indemnity); 3½ per Cent. Annuities; 3½ per Cent. Annuities (1818); Consolidated Fund (8,000,000l.).

private.—1o. European Life Insurance and Annuity Company; Gorbal's Statute Labour; Newcastle and Darlington Junction Railway, and Tyne Bridge; Pontop and South Shields Railway; Swansea Improvement.

2o. Epsom and South Western Railway; Croydon and Epson Railway; Newquay Harbour and Railway; Sheffield United Gas; Farrington and Cwmgilla Inclosure; Bleddfa and Llangunllo Inclosure; Canterbury Pavement.

PETITIONS PRESNMTED. From Lesmington Priors, and Chester, respecting Exempting Licensed Victuallers from Window Tax.—By Sir R. Inglis, from Hereford, and 2 other places, against Union of Sees of St. Asaph and Bangor.—By Mr. Wallace, from Bermondsey, complaining of the impure state of the Water supplied by the Lambeth Waterworks Company.—By Messrs. J. S. Wortley, V. Smith, and Williams, from Merchants and others, in favour of Free Competition in the Carriage of Goods by Railway.—By Mr. J. S. Wortley, from Scarr End, Mr. Warburton, from Kendal, and by Mr. Beckett, from numerous other places, against the Factories Bill.—By Sir R. Inglis, from Keighley, in favour of the Ten Hours Factory Bill.—By Mr. Warburton, from Kendal, against the Poor Law Amendment Bill.—From Colby, in favour of Commons' Inclosure.—By Mr. R. Trevor, from Kidwelly, for Establishing Local Courts.—By Mr. W. Patten, from Preston, against the Duty on Raw Cotton.—From London, against the Duty on Tobacco.—From Chairman of Improved Currency League, for Alteration of the Present System of Currency.