HL Deb 11 February 1840 vol 52 c78

MINUTES. BILL. Read a first time:—Prisons Acts Amendment.

Petitions presented. By Viscount Duncannon, from Leith, for the Total and Immediate Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Lord Dacre, from Stambourn, for the Release of John Thorogood, and the Abolition of Church Rates, and of the Jurisdiction of Ecclesiastical Courts.—By the Duke of Richmond, and the Marquess of Bute, from a Dumber of places, against the Intrusion of Ministers into Parishes in Scotland without me consent of the Congregations.—By Lord Redesdale, from the Union of Shipston-upon-Stour, against making Workhouses liable to Parochial Assessments.—By the Duke of Wellington, from a number of places, for the Support of the Church as by Law Established.