HL Deb 19 May 1828 vol 19 cc767-8

The Duke of Wellington moved, that the following lords be managers of the Conference with the Commons, viz.—The lord President (earl Bathurst), the duke of Devonshire, earl Grey, earl Vane, the earl of Eldon, the bishop of Durham and lord Colchester. At half-past five, the above noble lords went to the Painted Chamber, and returned again almost immediately.

Earl Bathurst

then stated, that he had gone to the Painted Chamber, and met there Sir F. Burdett and other members of the House of Commons, who, in the name of the whole House, delivered into his hand the paper he now held, which he begged might be read by the clerk at the table.

The clerk then read the paper, which was the Resolution passed by the Commons, to which resolution the Commons desired their Lordships' concurrence.

The Marquis of Lansdowne

said, that not having understood it to be the intention of any noble lord to propose any day upon which to take into consideration the communication from the Commons, he rose for the purpose of moving that the resolution be taken into consideration on Friday, the 30th inst.

The Duke of Wellington

thought it would be more convenient if the noble marquis would postpone his motion to the Friday in the following week.

The Marquis of Cleveland

said, that though some noble lords might wish for an early day, yet he, in common with other noble lords, felt he had a duty to perform in a very high quarter, to which he, and other noble lords probably, thought it their duty to attend. Under these circumstances, he hoped that Monday the 9th of June, might be fixed upon.

The resolution was accordingly ordered to be taken into consideration on Monday, the 9th of June; for which day their lordships were ordered to be summoned.