HC Deb 12 February 1872 vol 209 c277

Select Committee appointed, "to whom shall be referred all Petitions presented to the House, with the exception of such as relate to Private Bills; and that such Committee do classify and prepare abstracts of the same, in such form and manner as shall appear to them best suited to convey to the House all requisite information respecting their contents, and do report the same from time to time to the House; and that such Reports do in all cases set forth the number of signatures to each Petition:—And that such Committee have power to direct the printing in extenso of such Petitions, or of such parts of Petitions, as shall appear to require it:—And that such Committee have power to report their opinion and observations thereupon to the House:"—Mr. CHARLES FORSTER, Mr. BONHAM-CARTER, Major GAVIN, Mr. HASTINGS RUSSELL, Sir DAVID SALOMONS, Mr. OWEN STANLEY, Mr. KINNAIRD, Mr. M'LAGAN, Earl PERCY, Mr. DIMSDALE, The O'CONOR DON, Mr. WILLIAM ORMSBY GORE, Mr. REGINALD TALBOT, Lord GARLIES, and Mr. GUEST:—Three to be the quorum.