HL Deb 28 July 1840 vol 55 c1067

Bills. Read a first time:—Municipal Districts (Ireland); Insolvent Debtors (India); Church Temporalities (Ireland); Stock in Trade; Pilots; Toll on Lime; Court Houses (Ireland).—Read a third time:— Friendly Societies; West India Relief; Caledonian Canal; Poor-law Commission.

Petitions presented. By Lord Redesdale, from Hacklestown, and other places in Ireland, against National Education not founded on Scripture, and in favour of Church Extension.—By the Bishop of Winchester, from the Clergy of his Diocese, against the Ecclesiastical Duties and Revenues Bill.—By the Bishop of London, from Barley, against any Alteration of the Corn-laws; and from the Churchwardens and others of St. James's, Westminster, against Sunday Trading.—By the Bishop of Exeter, from several Societies in Ireland, against the system of National Education.