HL Deb 07 February 1848 vol 96 c168

Took the Oaths.—Several Lords.

Sat first.—The Bishop of Manchester.

PUBLIC BILLS—1a Clergy Offences; Diplomatic Relations with the Court of Rome; Audit of Railway Accounts.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. From Grand Protestant Associations of Loyal Orangemen, of several places, against the Admission of Jews into Parliament.—By Lord Campbell, from Independent Order of Odd Fellows, of various places, that the Provisions of the Benefit Societies Act may be extended to them in common with other Benefit Societies.—From Justices of the Peace, and others, of Forfar, for the Repeal of the Bank Charter Act, and Scottish Currency Act.—By the Earl of Eglintoun, from Provost and Town Council of Glasgow, against Alteration of the Navigation Laws.—By Earl Fitzwilliam, from English Presbyterians of Dukenfield (Cheshire), for the Removal of Jewish Disabilities From Northampton, for Alteration of the Municipal Corporations Acts.—From Clerks, Masters, and Matrons of Workhouss, and others connected with the Adminisstration of the Laws relating to the Relief of the Poor in England and Wales, for a Superannuation Fund for Poor Law Officers.—From the Borough of Northampton, that the Privilege from Arrest now possessed by Members of Parliament may be abrogated.—By Lord Canning, from Committee of West India Planters and Merchants, and others (several petitions), for Consideration of the West India Colonies.