HC Deb 17 March 1845 vol 78 cc952-3

BILLS, Public. — 1°. Jewish Disabilities Removal.

Reported.—Lands Clauses Consolidation; Sugar Duties.

. and passed:—Customs (Export Duties).

Private.—1°. Cornwall Railway; Waterford and Kilkenny Railway; Wolverhampton Waterworks; Glasgow Bridges; Shaw's Waterworks; Yoker Road; Dundalk and Enniskillen Railway; Chelsea Improvement; Erewash Valley Railway; Bristol Parochial Rates.

. Blackburn and Preston Railway; Shelsley Road; Launceston and South Devon Railway; Newark and Sheffield Railway; Sheffield Water; Sheffield and Lincolnshire Junction Railway; North British Railway; South Devon Railway (Tavistock and other Branches); Berks and Hants Railway; Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock, and Ayr Railway; Clydesdale Junction Railway.

Reported.—Ellesmere and Chester, and Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canals Union; Sparrow's Herne Road; Birmingham and Staffordshire Gas; Birkenhead (Company's) Docks.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Captain Meynell, and Mr. Shaw, from several places in Ireland, for Encouragement to Church Education Society (Ireland).—By Mr. Kemble, from Southwark, for Better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Viscount Clive, from Kynnerley, and by Mr. Colvile, from Breadsall, against Increase of Grant to Maynooth.—By Mr. Cholmondeley, from Grand Jury of County of Montgomery, and by Viscount Clive, from Shrewsbury, and 3 other places, against Union of St. Asaph and Bangor.—By Mr. G. W. Hope, from Peace Society of Southampton, against Importation into Colonies of Hill Coolies.—By Mr. Antrobus, Sir John Chetwode, Sir Henry Halford, Mr. Kemble, Mr. W. Miles, Mr. Stafford O'Brien, Mr. C. Round, Lord Worsley, and Mr. W. Wynn, from an immense number of places, for Agricultural Relief from Taxation.—By Sir Howard Douglas, from Tanners of Liverpool, against any Reduction of Duty on Leather.—By Mr. Barclay, from Shipowners and others of Sunderland, and by Mr. Hume, from Montrose and Leith, for Reduction of Tolls and Dues on Lighthouses.—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from John Templer, of Lymington, against the Stamp Duties Assimilation Bill.—By Mr. P. Miles, from Sugar Refiners of Bristol, for Allowance of Duty on Stock in hand, and by Mr. Hogg, from Agricultural and Horticultural Society of India, suggesting Alterations in Sugar Duties.—By Viscount Duncan, from Over and Reading, against the Window Duty.—By Mr. P. Miles, from Ropemakers of Bristol, in favour of the Duty on Yarn.—By Mr. Mackinnon, from Marylebone, for Inquiry into Anatomy Act.—By Mr. Duff, from Landowners, Bankers, and others, of Banff, against any Alteration of Law relating to Banking (Scotland).—By Dr. Bowring, from Guardians of Bolton Union, for Alteration of Bastardy Bill.—By Colonel Rawdon, from Roman Catholics of Clonfecle, for Repeal of Charitable Donations and Bequests (Ireland) Act.—By Mr. Sergeant Murphy, from Cork, for Alteration of Law relating to Criminal Offenders.—By Mr. Smollett, from Factory Workers of Duntocher, for Reducing the Hours of Labour to 10 in Factories.—By Mr. Bright, from Waddesdon, for Repeal of Game Laws.—By Mr. Kemble, from Southwark, for carrying into effect the Metropolitan Improvements.—By Lord Dalmeny, from Peace Society of Dunfermline, against Increase of Naval and Military Establishments.—By Mr. Martin Blake, from Guardians of Loughrea Union, for Relief from Payment of Loan for Building Workhouse.—By Mr. Sergeant Murphy, from Nottingham, for Post Office Inquiry.—By Lord Ashley, Mr. Bright, Mr. Brotherton, Captain Duff, Sir Charles Lemon, Mr. Maule, Mr. W. Miles, Mr. Morris, Mr. Plumptre, Captain Plumridge, Mr. Sheppard, and Mr. Manners Sutton, from a great number of places for Diminishing the Number of Public Houses.—By Admiral Dundas, from Proprietors of Kennet and Avon Canal Navigation, for Regulating Charges by Railway.—By Mr. Gibson Craig, from Presbytery of Edinburgh, and by Mr. Lockhart, from Lanark, for Improving the Condition of Schoolmasters (Scotland).—By Lord Dalmeny, from Peace Society of Dunfermline, and by Mr. Dodd, from Maidstone, against Armed Interference of Slave Trade.—By Mr. Hume, from Glasgow Snuff and Tobacco Manufacturers, complaining of Distress in Tobacco Trade.

House met at 12 o'clock.