HC Deb 11 February 1847 vol 89 cc1154-5

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Arrest for Debt (Ireland) Railways.

Reported.—Distilling from Sugar.

3° and passed:—Brewing from Sugar.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. From Hammersmith, for Inquiry respecting the Rajah of Sattara.—By Mr. H. Berkeley, from Bristol, for Repeal of the Duty on Copper Ores.—By Mr. Wilshere, from Great Yarmouth, for carrying into effect the Recommendations of the Select Committee respecting Lighthouses.—By Mr. M. Philips, from Edwin Stott, of Manchester, complaining of Surcharge (Property Tax).—By Colonel Arbuthnott, from Kincardineshire, against the Reduction of Duty on Rum.—By Sir John Hobhouse, from Nottingham, for Reduction of Duty on Tea.—By Mr. Morris, from Carmarthen, respecting the Use of the Welsh Language in the County Courts of Wales—By Viscount Castlereagh, from Guardians of the Downpatrick Union, for Alteration of the Destitute Persons (Ireland), and Poor Relief (Ireland) Bills.—By Mr. Bright, and Lord John Russell, from several places, in Favour of the Ten Hours Factory Bill.—By Mr. Dillon Browne, from Mayo, for Relief of the Destitute Poor in Ireland.—By Mr. Mitcalfe, from Tynemouth, for Alteration of the Merchant Seamen's Act—By Mr. Brotherton, from Guardians of the Salford Union, for an Efficient Poor Law (Ireland).—By Sir T. Acland, and other Hon. Members, from several places, for Repeal or Alteration of the Poor Removal Act.—By Mr. S. O'Brien, from Newport (Mayo), for the Employment of more Persons on the Public Works (Ireland).—By Mr. Bright, from several places, for Abolition of the Punishment of Death.—By Colonel Conolly, from Fish Dealers of Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Eath, and Bristol, in Favour of the Railways (Ireland) Bill.