HC Deb 15 June 1848 vol 99 cc680-1

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Borough Elections (No. 2). 2° Administration of Criminal Justice.

Reported.—Commons Inclosure.

3o Administration of Justice (No. 1); Administration of Justice (No. 2); Protection of Justices from Vexatious Actions.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. W. J. Fox, and other Hon. Members, from a Number of Places, for an Extension of the Elective Franchise—By Mr. Bankes, from several of the Clergy and Laity of the Church of England, for an Alteration of the Law respecting Bishops.—By Mr. Broadley, from the Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists in the Village of North Cave, for a Better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Mr. Duncan, from Dundee, in favour of the Places of Worship Sites (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. Lushington, from the Committee of the British Anti-State Church Association, for a Withdrawal of the Regium Donum Grant—By Lord George Bentinck, from Merchants, Planters, and Others, of Ceylon, in favour of Measures of Relief for that Island—By Captain Fordyce, from Aberdeen, for Inquiry into the Excise Laws.—From Electors of Paisley, against any Alteration of the Sugar Duty.—By Mr. Sharman Crawford, from Inhabitants of Smallbridge (Lancaster), in favour of Secular Education.—By Mr. Henry Stuart, from Bedford, for Encouragement to Schools in Connexion with the Church Education Society (Ireland).—By Mr. Henry Berkeley, from Benjamin Webster, Lessee and Manager of the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, for Restricting the Number of Foreign Theatres in the Metropolis.—By Mr. Grogan, from Members of the Committee of the Dublin Mercantile Guardian Association, for Alteration of the Imprisonment for Debt (Ireland) Bill.—By Mr. Elliot, from Com missioners of Supply of the County of Roxburgh, for Alteration of the Lunatic Asylums (Scotland) Bill.—By Sir G. Philips, from Guardians of the Poor of the Poole Union (Dorset), for Alteration of the Law respecting Mendicancy.—By Mr. Ker Seymer, from Lyme Regis, against a Repeal of the Navigation Laws.—By Mr. Hume, from the Marquess of Westmeath, praying the House to afford Relief to the Dublin Post Office.—By Mr. Henry Drummond, from the Town Council of Godalming (Surrey), for Alteration of, and by Sir R. H. Inglis, from Inhabitants of the Parish of St. George the Martyr, Queen Square, in favour of, the Public Health Bill.—By Lord G. Bentinck, from the Parish of Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, against the Registering Births, &c. (Scotland) Bill (1847); and Marriage (Scotland) Bill (1847).—By Mr. Ewart, from Members of London Mechanics' Institution, for Alteration of the Scientific Societies Bill.