HC Deb 02 April 1845 vol 78 cc1363-4

BILLS. Public.—1a. Poor Law Amendment (Scotland).

. Smoke Prohibition; Calico Print Works; Museums of Art.

Reported.—Public Museums, &c.

Private.—3°. and passed:—Pudsey Gas.

PETITIONS PRESENTED By Lord G. Hamilton, and Col. Verner, from several places, for Encouragement of Schools in connexion with the Church Education Society (Ireland).—By Lord Ashley, Mr. Greenall, Visct. Sandon, and Mr. S. Wortley, from several places, for better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Mr. Aldam, Lord Ashley, Mr. Astell, Mr. F. Baring, Lord George Bentinck, Mr. Bernal, Mr. Buck, Sir. W. Codrington, Mr. Compton, Mr. M. Gibson, Mr. Gisborne, Mr. O. Gore, Sir R. H. Inglis, Mr. Stafford, Lord Rendlesham, Mr. Round, Lord John Russell, Col. Sibthorp, Mr. S. Wortley, and Col. Verner, from an immense number of places, against the Grant to Maynooth College.—By Mr. Beckett, from Berbice, and the Norfoik and Norwich, Anti-Slavery Society, against the Importation of Hill Coolies into the Colonies.—By Mr. R. Scott, from Walsall, for Repeal of Duty on Copper Ore.—By Mr. Stafford O'Brien, from Ashley, and Capt. Pechell, from Brighton and Lewes, for Repeal of the Malt Duty.—By Mr. Ward, from Sheffield, for a Tax on Steam Sawing.—By Capt. Gordon, from the Ythanside Farmers' Club, against Alteration of the present Banking System (Scotland).—By Messrs. Cardwell, Cobden, M. Gibson, and Hawes, from several places, against, and by Lord Ashley, from several places, in favour, of the Calico Print Works Bill.—By Lord Ashley, Lord G. Somerset, and Mr. Hawes, from several places, in favour of the County Courts Bill.—By Mr. E. Tennent, from the Belfast Anti-Slavery Society, for the Abolition of Queen's Plates at Horse Races.—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from Prisoners in Lancaster Gaol, for Abolition of Imprisonment for Debt.—By Viscount Sandon, from Liverpool, for Alteration of Insolvent Debtors Act.—By Mr. A. Chapman, from Whitby, against Medical Practice Bill.—By Sir T. Wilde, and Messrs. Ainsworth, Brotherton, Currie, Ewart, M. Gibson, Macaulay, Marton, Ward, and Wortley, from a great number of places, in favour of the Museums of Art Bill.—By Captain Pechell, from Paymasters and Pursers of the Royal Navy, Complaining of Exclusion from Full Benefits of Half Pay.—By Lord Ashley, from Kingston-upon-Hull, for Alteration of Physic and Surgery Bill.—By Sir J. Easthope, from John Lakin, and Anne Ward, complaining of Imprisonment for Non-payment of Costs (Poor Rates).—By Mr. Baldwin, from Guardians of Parsonstown Union, for Relief from Payment of Loan.—By Mr. Hume, from Magistrates and Town Council of Arbroath, for Alteration of Prisons (Scotland) Act.—By Lord Ashley, Mr. Chapman, and Mr. Walker, from several places, for Diminishing the Number of Public Houses.—By Lord John Russell, from Saffron Waldon, for Abolition of Punishment of Death.—By Sir W. Codrington, from the Stroudwater Canal Navigation Company, for Regulating Railway Charges.—By Lord Ashley, from several places, for Alteration of Law (Sale of Beer).—By Captain Gordon, Mr. Lockhart, the Lord Advocate, Mr. H. Baillie, and Mr. C. Bruce, from several places, for Ameliorating the Condition of Schoolmasters (Scotland).