HL Deb 25 March 1830 vol 23 cc831-2

The Marquis of Salisbury moved, that a message be sent to the Commons, requesting a copy of the Minutes of Evidence taken before it on the East Retford Bill.

Lord Wharncliffe

said, he did not rise to oppose the Motion, but merely to give notice, that if their Lordships should think the evidence sufficiently strong to warrant the second reading of the Bill, it was his intention to move an amendment in the committee—that the franchise be transferred, not to Bassetlaw, but to one of the great towns at present unrepresented—to Leeds, or Birmingham, or some other great town.

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