HC Deb 29 August 1848 vol 101 cc614-5

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Poor Law Auditors Proceedings Restriction.

Reported.—Post Horse Licenses, &c.; Lock-up Houses; Spirits (Dealers in); British Spirits Warehousing; Distilling from Sugar.

3° and passed:—Royal Military Asylum; Postage on Newspapers (Channel Islands, &c.); Taxing Masters, Court of Chancery (Ireland); Diplomatic Relations with the Court of Rome; Slave Trade (Equator); Drainage Certificates.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Brotherton, from David Boswell Reid, M.D., respecting the New Houses of Parliament,—By Sir Henry Willoughby, from the Inhabitants of Padiham, Lancashire, against the Adoption of Vote by Ballot.—By Mr. Bernai, from Inhabitants of St. Austell, and its Vicinity, in the County of Cornwall, for an Alteration of the Law respecting the Church of England Clergy.—By Sir Edward Buxton, from the Rev. Thomas Harvey, M.A., of Vane Rectory, near Rayleigh, in the County of Essex, for Inquiry respecting his Griev- ances.—By Colonel Thompson, from John Snooke, of 94, Wardour Street, Westminster, respecting a Life Boat which he has Invented.—By Sir Denham Norreys, from the Grand Jurors of the County of Roscommon, for Inquiry into the Working of the Poor Law (Ireland).—By Sir William Clay, from the Ratepayers of the Parish of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, in favour of the Public Health Bill.—By Sir Henry Willoughby, from the Superintending Committee of the London Provident Institution, Moorfields, against the Savings Banks Bill.