HL Deb 12 August 1839 vol 50 c182

Bills. Read a first time:—Soap Duties; Metropolis Improvements; Stage Carriages; Bastardy.—Read a second time:—Assaults (Ireland); Constabulary Force; Admiralty Court; Slave-Trade Treaties.

Petitions presented. By the Earl of Stanhope, from Vestrymen of Marylebone, and Inhabitants of Yeovil, for the Total Repeal of the New Poor-law Act; from Electors, and Rate-payers of the Metropolis, against the Poor-law Commission Continuance Bill; and from Inhabitants of Yeovil, against a Rural Police.