HL Deb 30 September 1831 vol 7 c849

Bills. Brought up from the Commons and read a first time, the Public Works (Ireland.) The Common Law Officers, and the Charity Commissioners, Read a second time; the Galway Franchise; Lunatics Commissions.

Petitions presented. By Lord PLUNKETT, from the Magistrates and Protestant Freemen residing in Galway, for an extension of the Elective Franchise to Catholics, and by the Duke of BUCKINGHAM, from the Protestant Freemen of Rahoon and Bottermore, with the same prayer. By Lord ROLLE, from Freemen of Exeter, praying that their sons might not be deprived of the right of voting. By Viscount MELBOURNE, from the Clergy and Inhabitants of Runcorn, against the Beer Bill. In favour of Reform, by the Duke of SUSSEX, from Ludlow, Salop, from the Town of Ross, Hereford, from the Wards of Cripplegate Within and Cripplegate Without, from Boston, Lincolnshire, signed by 900 persons from the Ward of Vintry, from the Inhabitants of Bridgewater, the Inhabitants of Banbury, in Oxfordshire, signed by 1,580 persons from Epworth and other places:—By Viscount MELBOURNE, from Shepton Mallet, Dartford, Melton Mowbray, and Newburgh:—By a NOBLE LORD from a place in Somersetshire, from Dumfries, Scotland, and from the City of Lichfield, signed by 400 persons:—By Lord STUART DE ROTHSAY, from Dundee; from six Incorporated. Trades of Brechin; from Forfer, Montrose; the Weavers and Glovers of Forfar; the Hammermen of Arbroath; from Kilsythe, and other places:—By Earl MANVERS, from the opulent Parish of Marylebone:—By the Duke of RICHMOND, from the Village of Tarlington, in the County of Ayr, signed by 348 persons: from Woolwich, signed by the Chairman on behalf of the Meeting; from Wellingborough, in the County of Northampton; from Stockwith, in the County of Lincoln; and (in the absence of the Earl of POMERET), from Northampton, signed by 1,500 persons; by Lord POLTIMORE, from Biddeford, Devon.