HL Deb 03 April 1840 vol 53 c479

Bills. The Royal Assent was given by commission to the following Bills:—Consolidated Fund; Mutiny; Marine Mutiny; and a number of Private Bills.—Read a third time:—Metropolitan Police Courts.

Petitions presented. By the Dukes of Buccleugh, Newcastle, and Wellington, the Marquess of Londonderry, the Earls of Winchilsea, Yarborough, Fingal, Wicklow, St. Vincent, and Galloway, Lords Fitzgerald, and Ashburton, from a great number of places, against, and by the Marquesses of Westminster, and Normanby, the Earls of Clarendon, and Radnor, and Lord Holland, from a very great number of places, in favour of the Total and Immediate Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By the Duke of Argyle, the Marquesses of Bute, Londonderry, and Normanby, the Earls of Galloway, Aberdeen, Erroll, and Wicklow, and Lords Stafford, and Dacre, from a number of places, in favour of Non-Intrusion,—By Viscount Melbourne, from three places, for the Release of John Thorogood, and the Abolition of Church Rates By the Earls of Galloway, Delawar, and Winchilsea, and Lord Kenyon, from several places, for Church Extension.—By Lords Kenyon, and Redesdale, and Earl Delawar, from nineteen places, against the Grant to Maynooth College.—By the Duke pf Newcastle, the Earl of Winchilsea, and Lord Redesdale, from several places, against the Irish Corporations Bill.—By the Duke of Newcastle, from the Leeds Operatives, for Defining the Privileges of Parliament—By the Bishop of Norwich, from one place, against the Opium Trade.