HC Deb 03 March 1848 vol 97 cc161-2

PUBLIC BILLS.—I° Diplomatic Relations, Court of Rome; Law of Entail (Scotland); Borough Police Superannuation Fund.

2° Leases of Mines (Ireland).

Reported.—Joint Stock Companies; Passengers.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By several Hon. Members, from numerous Places, for and against the Jewish Disabilities Bill, and against the Roman Catholic Relief Bill.—By Mr. Mackinnon, from Southampton, and Mr. Thicknesse, from Lancashire, for a Repeal of the Duty on Attorneys' Certificates.—By Viscount Castlereagh, from Downshire, for Inquiry respecting the Excise Laws.—By Lord Courtenay, from Devonshire, for Inquiry respecting Malt.—By Mr. Alcock, and other Hon. Members, from several Places, against a Continuance of the Property Tax.—By Viscount Duncan, from Chipping Norton, and by Mr. Heald, from Lancashire, for a Repeat of the Window Tax.—By Mr. Bright, from Lancashire, for Placing the Beer Retailers on the same Footing as Licensed Victuallers.—By Mr. Adderley, from several Independent Orders of Odd Fellows, for an Extension of the Benefit Societies Act.—By Sir John Trollope, from Lincolnshire, in favour of the County Rates Bill.—By several Hon. Members, from numerous Places, against the Diplomatic Relations with the Court of Rome Bill.—By Viscount Castlereagh, from Downshire, for Encouragement to Schools connected with the Church Education Society (Ireland).—By Mr. Wakley, from Cheltenham, for an Alteration of the Law in favour of the National Land Company.—By Mr. Sharman Crawford, from Northampton, and by Mr. Hudson, from York, for Retrenchment in the Naval and Military Expenditure.—By Mr. Hudson, from Yorkshire, against a Repeal of the Navigation Laws.—By Mr. Henry Stuart, from Bedford, for an Alteration of the Poor Law.—From Guardians of the Union of Athy, Kildare, for an Alteration of the Poor Law (Ireland),—By Mr. E. J. Stanley, from the Officers of several Workhouses, for a Superannuation Fund for Poor Law Officers.—By the Chancellor of the Exchequer, from Halifax, in favour of the Public Health Bill—By several Hon. Members, from various Places, for an Alteration of the Public Health Bill.—By Mr. A. Hastie, from Glasgow, and by Mr. Bright, from Somerset, for the Abolition of the Punishment of Death.—By Mr. Hindley, from several Places, for Referring War Disputes to Arbitration.