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Public Petitions

Volume 218: debated on Tuesday 24 March 1874

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Select Committee appointed, "to whom shall be referred all Petitions presented to the House, with the exception of such as relate to Private Bills; and that such Committee do classify and prepare abstracts of the same, in such form and manner as shall appear to them best suited to convey to the House all requisite information respecting their contents, and do report the same from time to time to the House: and that such Reports do in all cases set forth the number of Signatures to each Petition:—And that such Committee have power to direct the printing in extenso of such Petitions, or of such parts of Petitions, as shall appear to require it:—And that such Committee have power to report then-opinion and observations thereupon to the House:"—Sir CHARLES FORSTER, Mr. KAN-SHUTTLEWORTH, The O'DONOGHUE, Mr. O'CONOR, Mr. M'LAGAN, Karl DE GREY, Mr. KINNAIRD, Lord ARTHUR. BUSSELL, Mr. WILLIAM ORMSRV GORE, Mr. CAVENDISH BENTINCK, Mr. RECINALD YORKE, Sir CHAKLES RUSSELL, Mr. SANDFORD, MR. SIMONDS, and Viscount CRICHTON:—Three to be the quorum.—( Sir Charles Forster.)