HC Deb 07 May 1849 vol 104 cc1446-51

moved the Second Reading of this Bill.


objected on the ground of the lateness of the hour, and moved, as an Amendment, that the House should adjourn.

Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Bill be now read a second time."

Whereupon Motion made, and Question put, "That this House do now adjourn."

The House divided:—Ayes 24; Noes 69: Majority 45.

List of the AYES.
Adderley, C. B. Lockhart, W.
Arkwright, G. Lowther, hon. Col.
Boldero, H. G. Miles, P. W. S.
Bruce, C. L. C. Oswald, A.
Charteris, hon. F. Packe, C. W.
Christy, S. Plowden, W. H. C.
Duncuft, J. Sibthorp, Col.
Farrer, J. Stuart, H.
Floyer, J. Sullivan, M.
Greene, J. Vesey, hon. T.
Henley, J. W.
Herbert, H. A. TELLERS.
Hodgson, W. N. Mackenzie, W. F.
Lockhart, A. E. March, Earl of
List of the NOES.
Aglionby, H. A. Martin, C. W.
Baines, M. T. Matheson, Col.
Baring, rt. hon. Sir F. T. Melgund, Vise.
Berkeley, C. L. G. Milner, W. M. E.
Blackall, S. W. Moffatt, G.
Brotherton, J. Mostyn, hon. E. M. L.
Brown, W. Mulgrave, Earl of
Bunbury, E. H. Mundy, W.
Cavendish, hon. G. H. Nugent, Sir P.
Cholmeley, Sir M. Paget, Lord C.
Cowan, C. Paget, Lord G.
Craig, W. G. Pakington, Sir J.
Davie, Sir H. R. F. Parker, J.
Douglas, Sir C. E. Pearson, C.
Duncan, G. Pigott, F.
Dundas, Adm. Pilkington, J.
Ebrington, Visct. Pinney, W.
Elliot, hon. J. E. Plumptre, J. P.
Fordyce, A. D. Ricardo, J. L.
Grenfell, C. P. Rice, E. R.
Grey, rt. hon. Sir G. Romilly, Sir J.
Grey, R. W. Russell, F. C. H.
Haggitt, F. R. Rutherfurd, A.
Hallyburton, Lord J. F. Somerville, rt. hn. Sir
Hastie, A. Stuart, Lord D.
Hawes, B. Stuart, Lord J.
Hobhouse, T. B. Thicknesse, R. A.
Hope, A. Thompson, Col.
Howard, Lord E. Townshend, Capt.
Howard, hon. E. G. G. Vane, Lord H.
Jervis, Sir J. Westhead, J. P.
Lacy, H. C. Wilson, J.
Lascelles, hon. W. S. Wyld, J.
Lewis, G. C. TELLERS.
M'Gregor, J. Tufnell, H.
Maitland, T. Hill, Lord M.

opposed the second reading of this Bill. He wished it to he postponed to a more fitting opportunity.


did not think that a Bill precisely on the plan of the law of England would have been opposed at all. He did not object to a postponement, if such were desirable, but he should leave it to the House to decide whether any reason had been shown for postponement.


said, that if any hon. Member objected to the principle of the Bill, ample time would be given before the Bill was passed on through the House.


hoped that if the second reading was taken now, the Committee would not be hurried forward. There were nine Scotch Bills on the table, and the people of Scotland were quite alarmed at the legislative fecundity of the Lord Advocate.


reminded the