HC Deb 26 May 1848 vol 98 c1419

PUBLIC BILLS.—2° Qualification and Regis- tration of Electors (Ireland); Elections and Polling Places (Ireland); Tobago, Relief and Immigration into British Guiana and Trinidad.

3° and passed; Collectors of Cess (Ireland).

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Cockburn, from Southampton, for an Extension of the Elective Franchise.—By Captain Pechell, from Brighton, for Repeal of the Ratepaying Clauses in the Reform of Parliament Act.—By Mr. Cobden, from Members of the Baptist Congregation, Manfield, for Discouragement of Idolatry (India).—By Lord Harry Vane, from Members of the Congregation of Independents of the Town of Hartlepool (Durham), and by other Hon. Members, from several Places, for Better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Viscount Castlereagh, from Members of the Presbyterian Congregation of Anahill (Downshire), and by other Hon. Members, from several Places, in favour of the Places of Worship Sites (Scotland) Bill.—By British Electors and Non-Electors, for Revision of Taxation.—By Mr. Ewart, from Journey-men Bakers of Dumfries, and its Neighbourhood, for Shortening their Hours of Labour.—By Colonel Mure, from the Commissioners of Supply of the County of Renfrew, for Alteration of the Banking Law.—By Mr. Romily, from Merchants and Others, of the Borough of Devonport, for Alteration of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law.—By Mr. Cobden, from William North, of 25, Camp Road, Leeds, respecting Depredations committed by Killing Cattle, Sheep, &c.—By Sir John Hope, from the Commissioners of Supply of Edinburgh, in Favour of the Law of Entail (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. Duncan, from the Committee of Management of the Parish of Dundee, against, and by Captain Fordyce, from the President and Managers of the Infirmary of Aberdeen, for, Alteration of the Lunatic Asylums (Scotland) Bill.—By Viscount Bernard, from the Grand Jury of the County of Cork, respecting the Municipal Corporations (Ireland) Bill.—By Mr. Loch, from the Royal Burgh of Kirkwall, for Ameliorating the Condition of the Parochial Schools (Scotland).—By Mr. Henley, from Burford, Oxfordshire, for an Alteration of the Poor Law.—By Sir H. Smyth, from Colchester, for Alteration of the Law as regards Promiscuous Intercourse.—By Mr. George Thompson, from the Parish of St. Luke's, Middlesex, for Alteration of the public Health Bill.—By Sir Thomas Birch, from Liverpool, for a Repeal of the Duties on Horses and Carriages used for Funeral Purposes.—By Mr. A. E. Lockhart, from the Commissioners of Supply of the County of Selkirk, for Completion of the Survey of Scotland.