HC Deb 08 April 1846 vol 85 c692

PUBLIC BILLS.—1°. Bankruptcy and Insolvency; Commons Inclosure.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Hawes, from Inhabitants of the Town of Ashford and its Vicinity, for Diminishing the Sale of Intoxicating Liquors on the Lord's Day.—By Sir Robert Peel, from Merchants, Manufacturers, and Tradesmen of the Town of Stalybridge, in favour of the proposed Government Measure respecting Customs and Corn Importation.—By Mr. Tower, from Board of Guardians of the Poor of Eton Union, for Rating Owners in lieu of Occupiers of Tenements.—From Retail Brewers of Birmingham, Darlaston, Dudley, and Wolverhampton, for Alteration of Law respecting Exciseable Liquors.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, and Sir Charles Napier, from an immense number of places, for Limiting the Hours of Labour of Children and Young Persons employed in Factories to Ten.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, from John Provan, residing in Havannah Street, Glasgow, complaining of certain Proceedings in the Glasgow Small Debts Court, and praying for its Abolition.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, from Inhabitants of Kingston-upon-Hull, respecting certain Penalties upon Lecture Rooms.—By Mr. Bramston, and Mr. Newdegate, from Ratepayers of the Parishes of Great Warley, Wolvey, and Wolston, for Repeal or Alteration of the Lunatic Asylums and Pauper Lunatics Act.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, from Inhabitants of the Town and Borough of Merthyr Tydvil, against Enrolment of the Militia.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, from Public Meeting holden at the Crown and Anchor Tavern, Strand, the 25th Day of March, 1846, for Restoration of the Ancient Boundaries of Poland.—By Sir Charles Douglas, from Officers of the Warwick Poor Law Union, for establishing a Superannuation Fund for Poor Law Officers.