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HANSARD'S

PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES,

THIRD SERIES,

COMMENCING WITH THE ACCESSION OF

WILLIAM IV.

28° & 29° VICTORIÆ, 1865.

VOL. CLXXX.

COMPRISING THE PERIOD FROM

THE TWELFTH DAY OF JUNE 1865,

TO

THE SIXTH DAY OF JULY 1865.

Fourth and Last Colume of the Session.

LONDON:
PUBLISHED BY CORNELIUS BUCK,
AT THE OFFICE FOR HANSARD'S PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES,

23, PATERNOSTER ROW [E.C.]

LONDON : CORNELIUS BUCK, PRINTER, 23, PATERNOSTER ROW.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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3 Standard, vol. 180

LORDS, MONDAY, JUNE 12.

UNITED STATES—BELLIGERENT Rights-Question, The Earl of Derby; Answer,

Earl Russell

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Locomotives on Roads Bill (No. 108)—

On Motion of The Earl of Carnarvon, List of the Committee named :-

D. Richmond, D. Sutherland, M. Salisbury, E. Caithness, E. Hardwicke, E. Carnarvon,

E. Romney, V. Melville, V. Eversley, L. Silchester, L. Rossie, L. Stanley of Alderley..

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And on Tuesday, June 13, Lord Harris added in the Place of Duke of

Sutherland, Earl De Grey in the Place of Lord Stanley of Alderley, and
Earl Ducie, Viscount Strathallan, Lord Calthorpe, and Lord Wenlock added.
Also on June 14 the Earl of Malmesbury added.
Union Chargeability Bill (No. 122)—
Moved, That the Bill be now read 2a,-(The Lord President). .

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Amendment moved to leave out from ("be") to the end of the Motion, and

insert (" referred to a Select Committee,'')-(The Duke of Rutland.)

Question proposed, “Whether the Bill be referred to a Select Committee."

After long debate their Lordships divided ; Contents 24, Not-Contents 86 ;

Majority 62:- List of the Contents and Not-Contents

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Resolved in the Negative.

Then the original Motion was agreed to.

Bill read 22 accordingly, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

COMMONS, MONDAY, JUNE 12.

Westminster Improvements Bill [Lords] (by Order)-

Bill read 2°; Motion made, and Question proposed, “That the Bill be

committed

* Amendment proposed, at the end of the Question, to add the words “ to a

Select Committeo, half the Members to be named by the House, and half by
the Committee of Selection:"-(Mr. Augustus Smith:)-Question proposed,

“ That those words be there added
After short debate, Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Main Question put, and agreed to : - Ordered, That the Bill be committed.

THE SATURDAY Half-HOLIDAY AND THE CIVIL SERVICE —Question, Mr. Ayrton;

Answer, Viscount Palmerston

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Custom House CHARGES—Question, Mr. Lyall; Answer, Mr. Peel

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WEST INDIES POSTAGE Rates-Question, Mr. Cave; Answer, Mr. Peel

46

Roman Catholic Oath Bill [Bill 86]-

Bill considered in Committee

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Bill reported without Amendment; to be read 3o on Thursday.

Record of Title (Ireland) Bill (Lords) [Bill 151]-

Bill considered in Committee

86

Committee report Progress, to sit again on Thursday.

Poor Law Board Continuance, &c., Bill (Bill 197]-

Motion made, and Question proposed, « That the Bill be now read a second

time,"-(Mr. C. P. Villiers)

89

Amendment proposed, to leave out the word “now," and at the end of the

Question to add the words “ upon this day three months,”—(Mr. Packe) 100
After debate, Question put, “That the word 'now'stand part of the Ques-

tion :" — The House divided; Ayes 76, Noes 69; Majority 7.
Main Question put, and agreed to : Bill read 2°, and committed.
Constabulary Force (Ireland) Act Amendment Bill (Bill 178)-
Bill, as amended, considered :—Bill to be read 3" To-morrow

104
SUPPLY-Resolutions (June 8] reported and agreed to.
Special Mission, Reply of Mr. Layard

106
Peace Preservation (Ireland) Act Continuance
Moved, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to continue and amend The

Peace Preservation (Ireland) Act, 1856,-(Sir Robert Peel.) On Motion
of Mr. Hennessy, after short debate, adjourned till Tomorrow

106

Comptroller of the Exchequer and Public Audit Bill-

On Motion of (Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer and Mr.

Peel)-ordered; read 1° (Bill 208]

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LORDS, TUESDAY, JUNE 13.

Railway Passengers Bill (No. 149)-

Observations, The Earl of Dartmouth; Reply, Lord St. Leonards

After short debate thereon, Bill for the better Security of Railway Passengers,

presented by The Lord St. Leonards ; read 14. (No. 149)
HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCESS OF WALES-
Moved, " That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty to congratulate Her Majesty

on the Princess of Wales having happily given birth to another Prince, and to assure Her

Majesty of the deep Interest felt by the Ilouse of Lords in all that concerns the Domestic

Happiness of Her Majesty and Her Family,"—(The Lord President)

After short debate, Motion agreed to, Nemine Dissentiente.

IMPRISONMENT OF BRITISH SUBJECTS IN ABYSSINIA Observations, Lord

Chelmsford ; Reply, Earl Russell

Public-house Closing Act (1864) Amendment Bill (No. 126)—

Moved, That the House be now put into Committee on the said Bill,—(The

Marquess of Clanricarde)

After short debate, Motion agreed to:-House in Committee accordingly

Report thereof to be received on Tuesday next. To be printed as ame1

(No. 151.)

Partnership Anendment Bill (No. 123)-

Moved, That the Bill be now read 2*, -(Lord Stanley of Alderley)
After short debate, Motion agreed to :-Bill read 2* accordingly, and com-

mitted to a Committee of the Whole House.
ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY- Petition presented by Lord Brougham

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COMMONS, TUESDAY, JUNE 13.

The House met at Twelve of the Clock.

Prisons Bill (Bill 141]-

After short debate, Bill read 3°, and passed

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Greenwich Hospital (re-committed) Bill (Bill 179]-

Bill considered in Tommittee :-Bill reported ; as amended, to be considered

on Thursday.

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THE POLICE AT PUBLIC BUILDINGS-Question, Lord Robert Montagu ; Answer,

Mr. T. G. Baring

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UNITED STATES-CASE OF THE "Saxon"-Mrs. GBAY-Question, Colonel Sykes;

Answer, Mr. Layard

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THE PAPER TRADE - Question, Mr. Aspinall Turner; Answer, Mr. Milner

Gibson

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Docks at BERMUDA-Question, Sir John Pakington; Answer, Lord C. Paget... 132

METROPOLITAN PAVING, &c.

Moved, To appoint a Commission to inquire into the operation of the Act 18 and 19 Vict.

cap. 120, so far as the same relates to the Paving, Lighting, and Cleansing of the Metro-

polis,-(Sir William Fraser)

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After debate, Motion, by leave, withdrawn.

IRELAND-BELFAST Riots-

Moved, That an inquiry be made in certain charges seriously impugning the official conduct

of certain magistrates named therein, that equity to the magistrates so accused, and a

due regard to the vindication of the impartiality of the administration of justice, require

that a full inquiry into the truth of these charges should be instituted by the authorities

intrusted with the supervision of the magistracy of Ireland,”—(Mr. O'Reilly)

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Question put :- The House divided ; Ayes 39, Noes 132; Majority 93.

HARBOURS OF REFUGE-Resolution

Motion made, and Question proposed,

“ That, in the opinion of this House, Her Majesty's Ministers should now adopt measures

for the construction of some of the Harbours of Refuge on the coast of Great Britain
and Ireland, recommended by a Committee of this llouse in 1858, and by a Royal
Commission in 1859,"-(Sir Frederic Smith)

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After long debate, Question put:-The House divided ; Ayes 99, Noes 111;

Majority 12.

Theatres, &c., Bill (Bill 64]—

Motion made, and Question proposed, “ That the Bill be now read a second

time,"-(Mr. Locke)

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Amendment proposed, " That the debate be now adjourned," – Mr. Newdegate.)

After short debate, Question, "That the debate be now adjourned,” put, and

agreed to.

Debate adjourned till Thursday.

Roads and Bridges (Scotland) (re-committed) Bill [Bill 165]-

Order for Committee read

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After short debate, Committee deferred till Thursday.

EXPIRING LAWS

Select Committee appointed and nominated* as follows:-

Mr. Peel, Mr. Dodson, Sir Stafford Northcote, Mr. Attorney Generai, Mr. Solicitor

General, Mr. Adderley, Mr. Cowper, Sir William Jolliffe, Colonel French, Mr. Baring,

Mr. Brand, Mr. Dunlop, and Lord John Manners

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Local Government Supplemental (No. 5) Bill-(Mr. Baring) -- ordered; read 1°•

[Bill 209)

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Pier and Harbour Orders Confirmation-

Considered in Committee :-ordered ; read 1° * [Bill 210]

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Ulster Canal Transfer Bill-(Mr. Peel)-ordered ; read 10 (Bill 211]

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FORTIFICATIONS AND WORKS—Committee

Considered in Committee :-Resolutions to be reported To-morrow

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