HL Deb 18 May 1848 vol 98 c1170

Took the Oaths.—Several Lords.

Sat first.—The Lord Cowley, after the Death of his Father.

PUBLIC BILLS.—2a Smoke Prohibition.

Reported.—Insolvent Debtors (India); Maxwell's Restitution.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. From the Protestant Inhabitants of Lislee, Dunmanway, and Kilroan, in favour of the System of National Education (Ireland).—From the District of Glanmire, for the Imposition of the Severest Penalties on all those Roman Catholic Priests who shall Denounce Persons from the Altar.—By the Bishop of Durham, and Bishop of Oxford, from the Members of Wesleyan Methodist, Independent, and other Dissenting Congregations against the Sale of Intoxicating Liquors on Sundays.—From Justices of the Peace, and Others, against the Registration of Births, &c. (Scotland) Bill.—From the Presbytery of Perth, against the Diplomatic Relations, Court of Rome, Bill.—By Lord Campbell, from the Presbyterian Congregations of Free Saint Mary's and Free East Church of Aberdeen, for Facilitating the Attainment of Sites for Churches.—By Earl Fitzwilliam, from the Clergy of the County of Buckingham, and numerous other Places, against the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—By the Earl of Haddington, from the Magistracy of Haddington, Jews of Leeds, and a number of others, in favour of the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—From the Members of several Lodges of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Manchester Unity, for the Extension of the Privileges of the Benefit Societies Act to that Order.—From the Parish Schoolmasters of Hamilton, and several other Places, for Alteration of the Present System of Parochial Education, Scotland.—From the Electors of Edinburgh, in favour of an Extension of the Suffrage.—From the Magistrates and Council of the Burgh of Haddington, for a Revision of the Laws relating to the Curreney.—From the same Place, for an Alteration of the Law relating to Prisons (Scotland), with regard to the Mode of Assessment.—By the Duke of Buccleuch, from the Irish National Teachers' Union, for the Allowance of Retiring Pensions to Meritorious Schoolmasters in Ireland.—From the Guardians of the Poor of the Doncaster Union, against the Poor Removal Act.—From the Ratepayers of Rotherham, for the Prevention of the Increase of Professional Mendicity.