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PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES:

THIRD SERIES,

COMMENCING WITH THE ACCESSION OF

WILLIAM I V.

9° VICTORIÆ, 18 4 6.

VOL. LXXXIV.

('OMPRISING THE PERIOD FROM

THE TWENTY-FOURTH DAY OF FEBRUARY,

TO

THE TWENTY-THIRD DAY OF MARCH, 1846.

Second Volume of the Session.

LONDON:

PRINTED AND PUBLISHED FOR MR. HANSARD,
BY G. WOODFALL AND SON, ANGEL COURT, SKINNER STREET.

AND BY

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negatived--List of Contents-Amendment of the Marquess of

Lansdowne to limit the operation of the Bill to Three Years

agreed to---Bill passed through Committee

684

March 9. The Basilian Nuns of Minsk—Question and Explanation

767

Prosecutors, Witnesses, &c., Bill—The Second Reading of the

Bill

769

10. State of Ireland-Presentation of a Petition

837

Protection of Life (Ireland) Bill—Report brought up-Amend-

ment of the Lord Chancellor to the First Clause agreed to—

Other Clauses agreed to with verbal Amendments-- Report to

be further considered

S40

12. Protection of Life (Ireland) Bill-Further Consideration of Re-

port moved by the Earl of St. Germans Amendments to cer-
tain Clauses as moved by the Lord Chancellor agreed to- Bill
to be read a Third Time

976

13. Protection of Life (Ireland) Bill The Third Reading of the Bill

moved by the Earl of St. Germans-Amendment to Clause 11

as suggested by Lord Campbell, moved by the Lord Chan-

cellor and agreed to-Bill read a Third Time and passed 977

17. The Oregon Negotiations--- Motion of the Earl of Clarendon for
the production of Papers

1112

The Bellerophon and Rodney—Explanation

1120

19. Irish Poor Laws- Privilege--Presentation of a Petition

1214

Metropolitan Buildings Bill—The Second Reading of the Bill 1217

20. Irish Poor Law—Privilege—Explanation

1271

London and York Railway Bill—Explanation of Delay in pre-

senting Petitions

1272

23. State of Ireland— Motion of Earl Grey for an Address to lIer

Majesty respecting the State of Ireland-Objected to—Their

Lordships divided — Motion negatived—- List of the Contents ... 1343 €

II. SUBJECTS OF DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.

Feb. 24. Printing Papers-Motion of Sir R. H. Inglis for a Standing Com-

mittee of Sixteen Members to assist Mr. Speaker in the
Library-Committee appointed

14
Commercial Policy--Customs Corn Laws-Adjourned Debate on

Mr. P. Miles's Amendment to the Government Proposition re-
lating to the Commercial Policy of the Country (Tenth Night)
-Debate again Adjourned

15 -

25. The Church of Ireland—On Motion that the Order of the Day be

read -- Explanation relating to the South Nottinghamshire

Election

98

The Convict Seery-Explanation of previous Answer to Question 104
Friendly Societies - The Second Reading of the Bill

104

26. Mr. Ferrand's Speech-Statement of Mr. Roebuck and other

hon. Members relating to Specch previously delivered by Mr.

Ferrand

115

Commercial Policy-Customs---Corn Laws Adjourned Debate on

Mr. P. Miles's Amendment to the Government Proposition re-
lating to the Commercial Policy of the Country (Eleventh
Night)--Debate 'again Adjourned

221
27. Privilege-Explanation

224
Vacancies in Government Offices--Question and Explanation 225

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Feb. 27. Mr. Ferrand and his Accusers-Defence of Mr. Ferrand

229

Commercial Policy-Customs—Corn Laws-Adjourned Debate

on Mr. P. Miles's Amendment to the Government Proposition

relating to the Commercial Policy of the Country (Twelfth

Night)-Amendment negatived-Division Lists, &c.

249

March 2. Forged Petitions - Motion of Mr. C. Berkeley for the Appoint-

ment of a Select Committee to ascertain the Circumstances
under which a certain Petition purporting to be from Chelten-
ham, but which had been sent from Manchester, was presented
to that Ilouse-Petition referred

380

Thanks to the Army in IndiaVictories of Moodkee and Feroze-

shah-Resolutions as moved by Sir R. Peel conveying the

Thanks of the IIouse of Commons to the Army in India--

Amendment of Sir De Lacy Evans, “ That the Names of the

Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates be recorded in such

manner as the Forms of the House should permit-Amendment

withdrawn-Resolutions put seriatim, and carried nem. con.

385

Total and Immediate Repeal of the Corn Laws—IIouse in Com-

mittee on the Customs and Corn Importation Acts-On Ques-

tion, " That in lieu of the Duties now payable on the Importa-

tion of Corn, Grain, Meal, or Flour, there shall be paid until

the 1st of February, 1849, the following Duties"--Annend-

ment of Mr. Villiers, “ To leave out the words in lieu of ’in

the original Motion, in order to insert the words 'all Duties on

Imported Corn do now cease and determine'”—Motion of Mr.

Borthwick, " That the Chairman report Progress, and ask

leave to sit again”--Committee divided-Motion negatived

Division Lists, &c.—Question again put-Chairman reported

Progress-Committee to sit again following day

421

3. Damage to Foreign Wheat in Bond-Question

501

Curn Laws—The Cheltenham Petition - Mr. Newdegate's Motion

for the Appointment of a Select Committee to inquire into an

alleged Fraudulent System of Objections to several duly qualified

Voters for the Northern Division of Warwickshire, the

Northern Division of Staffordshire, and certain Divisions of

other Counties- Motion withdrawn

502

Cheltenham Petition-Privilege-Motion of Mr. C. Berkeley for

thie Appointment of a Select Committee-Motion agreed to 527

Total and Immediate Repeal of the Corn Laws-Adjourned De-

bate on Mr. Villiers's Amendment to the Government Proposi.

tion relating to the Corn Laws-Amendment negatived --Di-

vision Lists, &c.

527

4. Bequests for Pious and Charitable Purposes-- The Second Reail-

ing of the Bill moved by Lord J. Manners—Amendment of Sir
J. Graham, “ That the Bill be read a Second Time that day Six
Months”-Amendment carried —Bill put off for Six Months---
Division Lists, &c.

578
Metropolitan Buildings Act--- Motion for Leave to bring in a
Bill —Leave given—The First Reading of the Bill ...

620
5. The Andover Union-Motion of Mr. Etwall, " That a Select

Committee be appointed to inquire into the Administration of
the Poor Laws in the Andover Union, and into the Management
of the Union Workhouse”'--Amendment of Sir J. Graham, to
leave out from the word “that” to the end of the Question, in
order to add certain other words---Amendment withdrawn-
Original Question again put---Mr. Christie moved as an Amend-
ment, to add the following words to the Motion of the hon.
Member for Andover, ' And into the conduct of the Poor Law

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Commissioners and their late Assistant Commissioner, Mr. Par-

ker, in reference to the two investigations held at Andover;

and into all the Circumstances under which the Poor Law

Commissioners called upon Mr. Parker to resign his As-

sistant Commissionership"--The House divided on the Ques-

tion, that the words proposed by Mr. Christie, be added-

Amendment agreed to— Division List, &c.—Words added 625

The Polish Nuns—Motion for the production of Papers

677

March 6. Commercial Policy-Customs-Corn Laws-House in Committee

-On Question, That in lieu of the Duties now payable on

the Importation of Corn, Grain, Meal, or Flour, there shall be

paid until the 1st day of February, 1849, the following

Duties,” &c.—Amendment of Mr. W. 0. Stanley, “ There be

paid a Fixed Duty of Five Shillings per Quarter upon Wheat”-

Amendment negatived-Motion of Mr. M. Milnes, “ To omit

all words in Resolution respecting the Importation of Corn,

referring to the cessation or alteration of Duties to be paid in

1849”—Motion withdrawn—Original Question again put-

Agreed to -- Resolution to be reported—House resumed-

Committee to sit again

717

9. Amalgamation of Railways-Question and Explanation

779

Famine and Disease in Ireland--Question and Explanation

The Tariff--Question and Explanation

784

Customs and Corn Importation-Resolutions of Committee read

and agreed to, and Bill ordered to be brought in--lIouse in

Committee--Amendment of Mr. Ewart, “ That Books printed

in any Modern Foreign Language be admitted Duty Free”.

Amendment withdrawn--Remaining Resolutions agreed to 785

10. Education in Wales – Motion of Mr. Williams, " That an humble

Address be presented to Her Majesty, that She will be gra-
ciously pleased to direct an Inquiry into the State of Education
in the Principality of Wales, especially into the Means afforded

to the Labouring Classes of acquiring a knowledge of the Eng-

lish Language"--Motion withdrawn

845

Frost, Williams, and Jones- Motion of Mr. T. S. Duncombe,

“That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, pray-

ing that She will be graciously pleased to take into IIer Ma-

jesty's most gracious consideration, the Petitions of the People

presented during the present Session of Parliament, in favour

of a restoration to their Native Land of Frost, Williams, and

Jones”—The Motion negatived—Division Lists, &c.

867

Conduct of the Mexican Government to a British Merchant-

Motion of Mr. M. Philips for the production of Papers-Motion

withdrawn

923

Fraudulent Objections to Voters-Motion of Mr. Newdegate for

the Appointment of a Select Committee, “ To inquire into an

alleged organized and extensive System of Fraudulent and Vexa-

tious Objections to the Votes of a great number of duly qualified

Electors for the Northern Division of Warwickshire, the Nor-

thern Division of Staffordshire, and certain Divisions of other

Counties "--- Amendment suggested by Sir G. Grey---Original

Motion withdrawn, and Motion as amended adopted

928

11. Friendly Societies' Bill--Order of the Day for IIouse going into

Committee read-Amendments as suggested by Sir James

Graham agreed to—House in Committee--Bill passed through

Committee pro formá, and additional Clauses introduced-

House resumed-Report brought up-Bill, as amended, to be

printed

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March 11. Roman Catholic Relief Bill—The Second Reading of the Bill

moved by Mr. Escott_Amendment proposed by Sir R. H. Inglis,
“That the Bill be read a Second Time that day Six Months
On Question, that the word "now" stand part of the Ques-
tion-Amendment negatived—Division Lists, &c.

935

Payment of Out-Pensioners' Bill—The Second Reading of the

Bill

973

Supply-House in Committee - Motion of the Chancellor of the

Exchequer, that the Sum of 8,000,0001. be voted for the Use of

Her Majesty out of the Consolidated Fund-Motion agreed to 975

Lace Factories --Motion for Leave to bring in a Bill-Leave

given

975

13. Spanish Sugars--Question and Explanation

979

Famine in Ireland Question and Explanation

979

Fever and Famine in Ireland— Motion for Leave to bring in a Bill

- Leave given

980

Customs and Corn Importation Report-Report on Customs and

Corn Importation Resolutions brought up-On the Question,

"That they be read a Second Time”-- Amendment proposed by

Mr. Spooner, " That they be read a Second Time that day Six

Months”-Amendment withdrawn-Resolutions read a Second

Time-On Question, “ That Bronze Manufactures not enumer-

ated, be charged with a duty for every 1001. value 101.”—Mr.

Spooner moved as an Amendment, the omission of the Article,

and that the present Duty be retained-On the Question, that

Butter 10s. cwt stand part of the Resolution-Amendment of

Mr. Grogan to exclude Cheese and Butter from the Tariff-

Amendment negatived-Division Lists, &c.—On the Question,

“That Cotton Articles, or Manufactures of Cotton, wholly or in

part made up, not otherwise charged with duty for every 1001. .

value 101.” stand part of the Resolution--Objected to—The
House divided—Question agreed to-Division Lists, &c.—Re-

port to be further considered

16. Irish Arms' Act-Question and Explanation

1044

Protection of Life (Ireland)--Question and Explanation

1045

Error in Enlisting Soldiers-Question and Explanation

1046

Fever (Ireland) Government Measures-Questions and Notice of

Amendments

1048

Recent Reductions of Duty-Question and Explanation
Customs and Corn Importation Report-Report further considered

-On the Question that IIops the cwt. 21. 5s. stand part of the
Resolution-Amendment of Lord G. Bentinck to omit that part
of the Resolution relating to Ilops--Amendment negatived-
Division Lists, &c.—On the Question, that all Articles included
under the head of " Silk Manufactures” stand part of the Reso-
lution-Mr. Bankes's Amendment, “ That all Articles which in-
cluded Silk be omitted from the Tariff” --Amendment negatived

-Division Lists, &c.--Report to be further considered ... 1056

17. State of Public Business-Question and Explanation

Protection of Life (Ireland)—Question

1125

Customs and Corn Imporation Report-Report further considered

--On the Question, " That Spirits and Strong Waters of all sorts

15s. the Gallon,” stand part of the Resolution-Amendment of

Mr. Alderman Thompson to omit French Brandy from the

Schedule—Amendment negatived—Division Lists, &c.—On the

Question, that Oxen, Bulls, &c., stand part of the Resolution-

Amendment of Mr. W. Miles, that they be omitted from the

Resolution--Amendment negatived—Division Lists, &c.—On

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