HL Deb 06 October 1831 vol 8 c58

Bills. Brought up from the House of Commons and read a first time; the Vestries Bill; the Whiteboy Act Amendment Bill; the Public Hospitals (Ireland) Bill; the Customs' Fees Regulations Bill; the Payment of Wages in Money Bill; and the Payment of Wages in Goods Repeal Bill. Referred to a Select Committee; the Cotton Factories.

Petitions presented. In favour of Reform. By the Earl of CAMPERDOWN, from the Incorporation of Weavers, Cupar; and of the Inhabitants of Auchtermuchty:—By the Earl of RADNOR, from the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the County of Berks:—By Earl GOWER, from the Inhabitants of Invergordon and Giggleswick, and from the Staffordshire Potteries:—By Lord ABERCROMBIE, from Inhabitants of Dundee:—By the Marquis of WESTMEATH, from the Inhabitants of Kildalkey:—By the Earl of FIFE, from Keith, in Banffshire:—By the Duke of ARGYLE, from Campbeltown, Argyleshire:—By Earl GREY, from Glendall Ward, Northumberland; Staines; Seven Oaks, in Kent; and from High Street, St. Giles's, signed by all the Inhabitants except five:—By the LORD CHANCELLOR, from Huddersfield, signed by 7,500 Persons; from the Ward of Bishops'gate:—Buglanton; Deddington; Dunkeld; Selby; St. Giles, Camberwell; the Protestant Freemen of Galway, St. Clement's Danes, Anstey and Chorley:—By the Marquis of LANSDOWN, from Rothsay, in the Isle of Bute:—By Lord DACRE, from Cheshunt and Amersham. Against Reform. By the Marquis of SALISBURY, from Hitchin, praying that the Reform Bill may not pass without due securities being taken that the Constitution shall remain unimpaired:—By the Earl of FINGAL, from the Corporation, Clergy, and Justices of the Peace, Galway, praying that the Galway Franchise Bill may pass into a law:—By the Marquis of HEADFORT, from the Protestant Freemen of Galway Corporation:—By the Marquis of CLEVELAND, from the resident Protestant Free Burgesses of Galway:—By the Marquis of WESTMEATH, from the Town of Galway:—By the Marquis of LANSDOWN, from the resident Freemen of Galway.