HC Deb 16 March 1846 vol 84 c1044

NEW MEMBERS SWORN. For Stafford, the Hon. Swynfen Thomas Carnegie; for Windsor, Ralph Neville, Esq.

PUBLIC BILLS.—1°. Consolidated Fund (£8,000,000). 2°. Fever (Ireland).

Reported. Out Pensioners' Payment (Greenwich and Chelsea).

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By several hon. Members, from an immense number, of places, against Repeal of the Corn Laws; and also from a great many in favour of Repeal of the Corn Laws—By Mr. French, from the Rev. Browning Drew, Curate of Ballycahane, complaining of the Distribution of Church Patronage (Ireland).—By Sir Robert Harry Inglis, from Inhabitants of Sydenham, and Members of the Committee of the Society for Promoting the Due Observance of the Lord's Day, for Better Observance of the Sabbath,—By Mr. Goulburn, from Chancellor, Master, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge; by Sir Robert Harry Inglis, from Clergy of the Deanery of Chelke, and Inhabitants of the Parish of Llandrillo-yn-rhos; and by Mr. Sotheron, from Clergy of the Deanery of Aubury, against Union of Saint Asaph and Bangor Dioceses.—By Lord George Bentinck, from Grand Jurors of the County of Tipperary, against the Corn Importation Bill.—From Electors of the Borough of Bridport, for Commercial Reform—By Sir Robert Peel, from Merchants, Brokers, and Traders of the City of London, for a Speedy Adjustment of the proposed Measure respecting Customs and Corn Importation.—By Sir Robert Peel, from Persons engaged in Linen Manufacture (Ireland), for Free Trade.—From Dealers in Tea and Inhabitants of Tooting, for Alteration in Duties on Tea.—By Sir Howard Douglas, from the Liverpool Shipowners' Association, against the proposed Measure respecting Timber.—By Mr. Hume, from Dealers in Tobacco, in Ryde, for Reduction of Duty on Tobacco.—By Lord John Manners, from Master, Wardens, and Commonalty of Watermen and Lightermen, in favour of the Bequests for Pious and Charitable Purposes Bill.—By Mr. Hume, from Inhabitants of the Parish of Marylebone, for Alteration of Law of Blasphemy.—By Sir Benjamin Hall, from Vestrymen of the Parish of St Pancras, against Union with other Parishes.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, from Millworkers in Dundee, for Inquiry into Ill Treatment of Girls in Factories.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, from Inhabitants of the City of London, for Alteration of the Funding System.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, from Lazarus Jakes, for Inquiry into Proceedings against him as Overseer of the Parish of Swaffham.—By Mr. Hume, from Members of the Society of Master Carpenters, for Alteration or Repeal of the Metropolitan Buildings Act.—By Viscount Alford, from Protestant Dissenters of Ridgmount, against Enrolment of the Militia.—By Viscount Alford, from William Cole, for a Superannuation Fund for Poor Law Officers—By Mr. Ormsby Gore, from Grand Jury of Sligo, for Alteration of Law respecting Railways (Ireland).—By Mr. French, from Trustees of the Darlington Savings' Bank, for Alteration of the Savings' Banks Act.