HC Deb 03 August 1848 vol 100 c1113

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Criminal Law Administration Amendment; Registers of Sasines, &c., (Scotland).

2° Churches; Militia Ballots Suspension.

Reported.—London (City) Small Debts; Farmers' Estate Society (Ireland); Paymaster's Offices Consolidation: Highway Rates; Distilling from Sugar.

3° and passed:—Loan Societies.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Lord Ashley, from Inhabitants of Burton Bradstock, Dorsetshire, in favour of an Extension of the Elective Franchise.—By Sir R. Peel, from the Rector of Waterstock, Oxford, for the Prevention of Simoniacal Practices in the Church of England.—By Lord Ashley, from the Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists of Fawcett Street Chapel, in the Borough of Sunderland, for a Better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Sir James Graham, from the Parochial Board of the United Parishes of Liff and Benvie, against the Marriage (Scotland) Bill—By Lord Ashley, from the Inhabitants of Leamington, in favour of the Places of Worship Sites (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. Osborne, from Walter Gilchrist Whicker, of Portesham, Dorset, respecting the Waste Lands in New South Wales.—By Lord Ashley, from Edward Samuel Byam, for an Investigation of his Services.—By Mr. Bankes, from the Protestant Inhabitants of Bridport, against the Diplomatic Relations, Court of Rome, Bill.—By Lord Ashley, from Reading, for Encouragement to Schools in Connexion with the Church Education Society for Ireland.—By Mr. G. J. Turner, from John Webb, of Coventry, Enameller, for Inquiry respecting the Management of Guy's Hospital.—By Mr. packe, from the Grand Jury of the County of Liecester, for the Establishment of Industrial and Reformatory institutions for Juvenile Offenders.—By Mr. Clay, from the Bonded Creditors of the St. Marylebone and Finchley Turnpike Trust, for Continuing the Marylebone and Finchley Road Acts.—By Lord George Bentinek, from the Inhabitants of the City of St. John, New Brunswick, against a Repeal of the Navigation Laws.—By Mr. Jackson, from the Guardians and Overseers of the Poor of the Town of Tranmere, Chester, in favour of the Poor Law Union Charges Bill.—By Lord Ashley, from a Number of Working People of Stepney, in favour of the Public Health Bill.—By Mr. Duncan, from the Parochial Board of Dundee, against the Registering Births, &c. (Scotland) Bill.—By Lord Ashley, from the Rural Deanery of North Meols, in the County of Lancaster, for a Repeal of the Sale of Beer Acts.—By Mr. Duncan, from the Directors of the Aberdeen Mechanics' Institution, against the Scientific Societies Bill.—By Mr. Clay, from Ratepayers of the Town of Kings-ton-upon-Hull, for an Alteration of the Law of Settlement.