HC Deb 19 March 1847 vol 91 cc202-3

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Lunatic Asylums.

2° Prisons; Custody of Offenders; Indemnity.

Reported.—General Register House (Edinburgh).

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. T. Duncombe, from Drogheda, for Alteration of the Law respecting the Registration of Voters.—By Mr. Craven Berkeley, from Cheltenham, for Alteration of the Law of Marriage.—By Mr. Bright, from Westminster, and Mr. T. Duncombe, from Finsbury, for Inquiry respecting the Rajah of Sattara.—By Mr. Brotherton, from the Fitzroy Teetotal Association, Marylebone, against the Use of Grain in Breweries and Distilleries.—By Mr. Dennistoun, from Glasgow, against the Proposed Measure relating to Colonial Spirits.—By Mr. Wyse, from Shipowners of several places, for Reduction of the Lighthouse Dues.—By Lord R. Grosvenor, and other hon. Members, from several places, respecting Remuneration to Tax Assessors and Collectors.—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from Bolton, for Repeal of the Anatomy Act.—By Mr. Bright, from Lancaster, and Cheshire, respecting the Cultivation of Cotton in India.—By Mr. Somers, from Sligo, for the Encouragement of Emigration.—By Mr. Bright, from Kent, and Norfolk, against the Government Plan of Education.—By Mr. Wyse, from Kilkenny, for Relief of the Destitute Poor (Ireland); and from Guardians of the Athy Union, for Alteration of the Poor Law (Ireland).—By several Hon. Members, from numerous places, for an Efficient Poor Law (Ireland).—By Mr. O. Gore, from Sligo, against the Poor Relief (Ireland) Bill.—By Mr. C. Buller, and other Hon. Members, from several places, for Repeal or Alteration of the Poor Removal Act.—By Mr. A'Court Holmes, from Yarmouth, in favour of the Forts, Harbours, &c. Bill (1846).—By Sir John Easthope, from Leicester, for the Abolition of the Punishment of Death.—By Mr. Balfour, from Dunbar, respecting the Registration of Births and Marriages (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. S. Crawford, from Londonderry, for the Legalization of Tenant Right (Ulster).