HC Deb 23 February 1849 vol 102 c1182

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Offences (Ireland); Summary Convictions (Ireland); Protection of Justices (Ireland); Parliamentary Oaths.

2° Relief of Distress (Ireland); Vice Guardians of Unions (Ireland).

3° Consolidated Fund (8,000,000l.); Commons Inclosure.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. William Brown, from David Boswell Reid, M.D., for Inquiry respecting the New Houses of Parliament.—By Mr. Sidney Herbert, from the Vicars of the Cathedral Church of Sarum, respecting Lay Clerks at Cathedral Churches.—By Mr. Bright, from the Inhabitants of Rawden, Yeadon, Guisely, and its Vicinity, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, for an Alteration of the Law respecting the Church of England Clergy.—By Mr. Broadley, from several Clergymen of the East Riding of Yorkshire, against any Alteration of the Marriage Law.—By Lord Claud Hamilton, from Members of the Loyal Tyrone Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, in favour of an Extension of the Benefit Societies Act.—By Colonel Lindsay, from Out-Pensioners of Chelsea Hospital, respecting Deductions from their Half Pay.—By Sir J. Young, from the Parish of Shircock, County of Cavan, for an Alteration of the Poor Law (Ireland).—By Lord Dudley Stuart, from Members of the Marylebone Literary and Scientific Institution, for Inquiry respecting Public Libraries.—By Mr. Alexander Hastie, from the Glasgow Emancipation Society, for the Suppression of the Slave Trade.—By Mr. Philip Bennet, from Merchants, and Others, of the Borough of Sudbury, for an Alteration of the Small Debts Act—By Mr. Parker, from the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of Sheffield, for Referring War Disputes to Arbitration.