HC Deb 15 February 1848 vol 96 cc658-9

NEW MEMBER SWORN.—For Rye, Herbert Mascall Curteis, Esq.

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Agricultural Tenant Right.

Reported.—New Zealand Government.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. From London Society of Mutual Communication for the Protection of Trade, that the Privilege now granted to Members of Parliament of Freedom from Personal Arrest may be Abrogated.—By Mr. F. Maule, from Free Presbytery of Arbroath, for Protection to the Free Church, Canton de Vaud (Switzerland).—By several Hon. Members, from various places, for and against the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—By Mr. Christopher, from Lincoln, for the Better Observance of the Sabbath.—By a great many Hon. Members, from various places, complaining of the Conduct of the Roman Catholic Clergy (Ireland), and for and against the Roman Catholic Relief Bill.—By Mr. Cobden, and Mr. Sandars, from Attorneys and Solicitors of Yorkshire, for Repeal of Duty on Attorneys Certificates.—By Mr. Cowan, from Edinburgh, for Repeal of the Duty on Paper.—By Mr. Gregson, from Traders of Singapore, for Reduction of Duty on Pepper.—By Mr. K. Coke, from Guardians of the Docking Union, Norfolk, for Rating Owners in Lieu of Occupiers of Tenements.—By Admiral Gordon, from Aberdeen, and Mr. B. Smith, from Dunfermline, for Revision of the Stamp Duties.—By Lord D. Stuart, and other Hon. Members, from several places, for Repeal of the Window Tax.—By Sir F. Davie, from Dunbar, for Repeal or Alteration of the Bank Charter, and Banking (Scotland) Acts.—By Mr. J. Williams, from Beersellers of Macclesfield, Sutton, and Hurdafield, for placing Beersellers on the same Footing as Licensed Victuallers.—By Lord R. Grosvenor, and Sir. J. Pakington, from Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Manchester Unity, of various places, for Extension of the Benefit Societies Act.—By Mr. Duff, from the County of Elgin, respecting the Bonding of British Spirits.—By Sir J. Pakington, from Worcester Board of Education, for Alteration of Law respecting Education.—By Captain Archdall, from Kilmore, for Encouragement to Schools in Connexion with the Church Education Society (Ireland).—By Mr. Bright, from North Berwick, for Repeal of the Game Laws,—By Mr. P. Grenfell, and other Hon. Mem- bers, from several places, for Sanitary Regulations—By Mr. S. Crawford, from various places in Ireland, for Alteration of Law of Landlord and Tenant.—From Southampton, respecting Salaries of Magistrates' Clerks.—By Mr. Cobden, and several other Hon. Members, from a great many places, for Retrenchment of the Naval and Military Expenditure.—By Sir J. Johnstone, from Shipowners of Scarborough, for Repeal of the Navigation Laws.—By Mr. Cobden, from Robert Owen, for Inquiry into the Condition of the People.—By Mr. F. Devereux, from Ardfert, for Alteration of Poor Law (Ireland) as to the Rating of Clerical Incomes.—By Mr. Cobden, from Clerks, Masters, and Matrons of Workhouses, of several places, for a Superannuation Fund for Meritorious Officers.—By Mr. B. Smith, from Queensferry, for Alteration of Law respecting Prisons (Scotland).—By Mr. Bright, from Finsbury, for Abolition of the Punishment of Death.—By Mr. Henley, from Oxfordshire, for Alteration of Law of Settlement.—By Mr. Benjamin Smith, from Queensferry, for Inquiry respecting Turnpike Roads, &c. (Scotland).—By Colonel Thompson, from York, for referring War Disputes to Arbitration.