HL Deb 11 May 1849 vol 105 c255

PUBLIC BIILS.—1a Small Debts (Scotland) Act Amendment.

2a Poor Laws (Ireland) Rate in Aid.

Received the Royal Assent.—Exchequer Bills; Outdoor Paupers; Distraining for Rates; Recovery of Wages (Ireland); Protection of Justices (Ireland); Spirits (Ireland); Petty Sessions; Prisoners' Removal (Ireland).

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Lord Redesdale, the Earl of Galloway" Marquess of Breadalbane, and Bishops of Oxford and Salisbury from a great Number of Places, for the Adoption of Measures for the Suppression of Seduction and Prostitution.—By the Earl of Roden, from Places in the North of Ireland, for an Alteration in the Distribution of the Grant in Aid of Public Education.—By the Earl of Lucan, from several Places in Ireland, against the Rate in Aid, and for an Alteration in the Irish Poor Law.—From Dublin, for the Adoption of Measures to remove every Restraint on the free Exercise of Religious Opinion.—By Lord Stanley, from Huddersfield and Cambridgeshire, against the Granting of any New Licenses to Beer Shops; also for the entire Suppression of the Slave Trade,—By Earl Fitzwilliam, from Harwich, and other Places, against the Navigation Bill—From Cork, to establish a complete System of Railway Communication throughout Ireland.—By Lord Wharncliffe, from Manchester, to postpone the further Progress of the Bankrupt Law Consolidation Bill.—From Lower Heyford, for the Repeal of the Duty on Malt and Hops.—From Orkney, for a thorough Reformation of Parochial Schools in Scotland.