HC Deb 04 February 1848 vol 96 cc79-80

NEW WRIT.—For Salop (Northern Division), v. Viscount Clive, now Earl of Powis.

NEW MEMBER SWORN.—For Kilkenny City, Michael Sullivan, Esq.

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° County Rates.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Ewart, from Dumfries, for Abolishing the Privilege now granted to Members of Parliament of Freedom from Arrest.—From the Borough of Stafford, for Admitting the Bishop of Hereford to a Seat in the House of Lords.—By Mr. Headlam, from Newcastle and Gateshead Religious Freedom Society, for Abolition of Church Rates.— By a great many hon. Members, from an immense number of places, for and against the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—By Mr. J. Y. Buller, from Torquay, and Mr. F. Maule, from Members of the Free Synod of Angus and Mearns, for the Better Observance of the Sabbath.—By Mr. Alderman Thompson, from Westmoreland, against the Roman Catholic Charitable Trusts Bill.—By Mr. Serjeant Talfourd, from Reading, complaining of the Conduct of the Roman Catholic Clergy (Ireland).—By Sir R. H. Inglis, from various places, against, and by the Earl of Arundel and Surrey, from Roman Catholics of Falkirk, in favour of, the Roman Catholic Relief Bill.—By W.S. Lascelles, from Knaresborough, against Concession to the Roman Catholics.— By Mr. Fox Maule, from Perth, for Alteration of Law respecting Sites for Churches (Scotland).—By Mr. Bouverie, from Committee of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, for Inquiry respecting African Emigration.—By Mr. T. Baring, from Settlers in the Island of Grenada, and others, for Consideration of the West India Colonies.—By Mr. Divett, from Attorneys and Solicitors of Exeter, for Repeal of Duty on Attorneys' Certificates.—By Mr. Ewart, from Dumfries, and Mr. Fox Maule, from Perth, for Revision of the Stamp Duties.—By Mr. Parker, from Sheffield, for Reduction of the Duties on Tea, Coffee, Sugar, and Cocoa; and from Stafford, for Repeal of the Window Duty.—By Mr. Bright, from Manchester Chamber of Commerce, against Resumption of the Corn Laws (1846).—By Mr. Hume, from Aberbrothwick, Scotland, for Repeal or Alteration of the Bank of England Charter Act, and Banks of Issue Act.—By Mr. Alderman Thompson, and Mr. B. Wall, from Indepen- dent Order of Odd Fellows, Manchester Unity, of various places, that the Provisions of the Benefit Societies Act may be extended to them.—By Mr. Moffatt, from William young and Company, Distillers, Fifeshire, respecting the Bonding of British Spirits.—From Stafford, for Alteration of the Law of Currency.—By Mr. Cowan, from Edinburgh, for Repeal of Game Laws.—From Royal Burghs of Scotland, for the Construction of a Harbour of Refuge at Dunbar.—By Mr. Heywood, from Lancaster, for Retrenchment of the Naval and Military Expenditure.—By Mr. Cocks, from several places, for a Superannuation Fund for Poor Law Officers.—By Sir Joshua Walmsley, from Guardians of the Poor of the Leicester Union, for Alteration of the Law of Rating and Settlement.—By Mr. Ewart, from Dumfries, for Inquiry respecting Turnpike Roads (Scotland).