HC Deb 23 February 1848 vol 96 c1132

PUBLIC BILLS.—2° Consolidated Fund (8,000,000l.).

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Sir R. H. Inglis, from Ashton-under-Line, for Increasing the Number of Bishops. By several Hon. Members, from various places, for and against the Jewish Disabilities, the Roman Catholic Charitable Trusts, and the Roman Catholic Relief Bills.—By Mr. Jackson, and Mr. W. Patten, from Stafford and Lancaster, for Repeal of Duty on Attorneys' Certificates.—By Mr. Fordyce, from Aberdeen, for Inquiry respecting the Excise Laws.—By Mr. Bolling, from Bolton, for Repeal of the Window Duty.—By Mr. A. Hastie, from Glasgow, for Repeal or Alteration of the Bank Charter Act, and Banking (Scotland) Act,—By Viscount Melgund, from several Odd Fellows' Societies, for Extension of the Benefit Societies Act.—By Mr. G. Hamilton, from Exeter, for Relief of Distress (Ireland); and from several places in Ireland, for Encouragement to Schools in Connexion with the Church Education Society.—By Mr. Foley, from Stourbridge, for Sanitary Regulations.—By Mr. Hard castle, from Essex, for Retrenchment of Naval and Military Expenditure.—By Mr. Rufford, from Worcester, for Alteration of Poor Law.—By Sir G. Clerk, from Kircudbright, for Ameliorating the Condition of Schoolmasters (Scotland).