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FRIDAY, JULY 4-continued,

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Thames Embankment Bill [Bill 162)—considered in Committee

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(In the Committee.)

Clause 6 (Power to make Works according to deposited Plans)—After Debate,

agreed to

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Clause 7 agreed to

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Clause 8 (Works authorized)— Amendment, to leave out the words “subject

to the limitations hereinafter contained” (Mr. Locke)— Question put,

" That the words proposed to be left out stand part of the Question'

-The Committee divided : Ayes 109 ; Noes 149 : Majority 40—Clause,

as amended, agreed to

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Clause 9 (Footway only to be made between Whitehall Stairs and Westminster

Bridge)-- Amendment (Mr. Locke), to omit the said Clause-On Question,

agreed to-Clause struck out

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Clauses 10 to 20 agreed to

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Clause 21 (Certain Works to be first approved by the Conservators) —

Amendment (Mr. Garnett) moved ; and withdrawn-Clause agreed to... 1476

Clauses 22 to 27 agreed to

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Clause 28 (Reclaimed Land to be dedicated to Use of Public)-Amendment

(Mr Augustus Smith) moved ; and negatived-Clause agreed to

Clause 29 agreed to

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Clause 30 (No House to be erected in front of the Gardens of the Inner and

Middle Teniple) - Motion (Mr. Augustus Smith), “That the Chair-

man do report Progress"— The Committee divided : Ayes 24 ; Noes

120 : Majority 96- Amendment (Mr. Stanhope) moved ; and withdrawn

-Clause agreed to

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Clause 31 (As to Inner and Middle Temple)--After Debate, Clause agreed to 1477

Clauses 32 and 33 agreed to

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Committee report Progress.

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Poor Relief (Ireland) (No. 2) Bill (Sir Robert Peel]-[Bill 180]-As amended,

considered ...

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Clause added

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Clause 8-Amendment, to omit the words “ or otherwise” (Lord Naas)-

Question put, That the words or otherwise' stand part of the Bill”

-The House divided : Ayes 37; Noes 43 : Majority. 6-Another

Amendment proposed, to leave out “ten,” and insert“ twenty,"instead

thereof (Mr. Vance)-Question proposed, “That' ten' stand part of the

Bill"-Debate arising ; Motion, " That the Debate be now adjourned"

(Mr. Scully)-The House divided : Ayes 15 ; Nocs 65 : Majority 50–

Question put, " That 'ten’stand part of the Bill”—The House dirided :

Ayes 35; Noes 43: Majority 8-Question, " That 'twenty' be there

inserted,” put, and agreed to

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Committee report Progress

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Monday, JULY 7-continued.

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Bleaching and Dyeing Works Act Amendment Bill Question, Lord John

Manners--Answer, Mr. Milner Gibson

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The Thames Embankment-Question, Mr. W. Williams-Answer, Mr. Cowper 1504

Thames Embankment Bill (Bill No. 162]-considered in Committee

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(In the Committee.)

Clause 34 (Plans and Elevations of Buildings fronting River to be submitted

to First Commissioner of Works) - Amendment (Lord John Manners),
“ That the said Clause be omitted” · Question put, " That the said
Clause stand part of the Bill ” - The Committee divided : Ayes 162 ;
Noes 145 : Majority 17-Clause agreed to

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Clause 35 (Board may grant Building Leases of Ground not wanted for Pur-

poses of this Act)- Amendment (Mr. Augustus Smith) moved ; and

withdrawn-Clause agreed to

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Clauses 36 to 41 agreed to

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Clause 42 (Prohibition against Use of Locomotives along the Streets)-

Amendment, “ That the said Clause be omitted ”(Sir William Jolliffe);
agreed to— Clause struck out

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Clauses 44 and 45 agreed to

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Clause 46 (Appropriation of Thames Embankment and Metropolis Improve-
ment Fund) — After Debate, agreed to

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Clauses 47 to 54 agreed to

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Clause 55 (As to Street between Whitehall Place and Wellington Street) —

After Debate, agreed to

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Clauses 56 to 71 agreed to

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Clause 72 (Disposal of Reclaimed Land in which the Crown interested)

- After Debate, agreed to...

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Clauses 73 to 76 agreed to

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Clause 77 (Crown Lessees to have Option of taking Lease of Reclaimed

Land adjacent to their Properties for Terms of their Leases)- After

Debate, agreed to

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Clause 78 (Limit of Width of Footway on Crown Land)-Clause negatived ... 1527

Clauses 79 to 82 agreed to

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Clause 83 (Viaduct in front of City Gas Works) - After Debate, Clause

agreed to ...

... 1527

Clauses 84 and 85 agreed to

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Additional Clause ( Mr. Ayrton)—Question put, “That the Clause be now

read a second time”—The Committee divided : Ayes 18 ; Nocs 139 :

Majority 121

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Bill reported

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Fortifications (Provision for Expenses) Bill (Bill 168]-Order for Committee

read-Motion, “ That Mr. Speaker do now leave the Chair"--Debate

thereon-Amendment,

To leave out from the word “That” to the end of the Question, in order to add the

words " it is expedient to postpone the consideration of further expenditure upon the

proposed Fortifications authorized by this Bill, until there have been laid before

the House Copies or Extracts of Reports from our Naval Attaché at Paris, showing

the state of the French Navy from time to time, at intervals not exceeding three

months, during the years 1860 and 1861," (Mr. Lindsay)

instead thereof — Question proposed, “That the words proposed to be

left out stand part of the Question” Amendment withdrawn - Main

Question put, and agreed to-Bill considered in Committee

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Committee report Progress

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County Surveyors (Ireland) Bill (Bill 122] – Order for Committee read

Motion, " That Mr. Speaker do now leave the Chair ” — Amendment,
to leave out from the word " That” to the end of the Question, in order
to add the words “this House will, upon this day three months, resolve
itself into the said Committee,” (Mr. Scully) instead thereof-Question,

HANSARD'S

PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES,

IN THE

OF

FOURTH SESSION OF THE EIGHTEENTH PARLIAMENT OF THE

UNITED KINGDOM GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND,
APPOINTED TO MEET 31 May, 1859, AND FROM THENCE Con-
TINUED TILL 6 FEBRUARY, 1862, IN THE TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR
OF THE REIGN OF

HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA.

THIRD VOLUME OF THE SESSION.

HOUSE OF LORDS, Spanish subjects should be made piracy
Tuesday, May 27, 1862.

and capitally punishable. The noble and

learned Lord was understood to sny that MINUTES.] — PUBLIC Bills.—1* Unlawful Oaths certain Spanish officers were believed to (Ireland) Act Continuance : Oxford University. have received bribes for conniving at the ** Leases, &c. by Incumbents Restriction Act slave trade. Amendment; Public Houses (Scotland) Acts EARL RUSSELL said, he would look Amendment : Local Government Supplemental. into the papers on this subject, and make

a statement on Friday on both the points THE SLAVE TRADE.

referred to by the noble and learned Lord. TREATY WITH THE UNITED STATES.

With respect to Marsbal Serrano, he beOBSERVATIONS.

lieved that he was incapable of receiving ORD BROUGHAM said, he wished to bribes to permit the prosecution of the

refer to the reply of slave trade Foreign Secretary, on the previous even

LORD BROUGHAM said, he had never ing, that there was a difficulty in applying

heard that Marshal Serrano had been the law respecting the slave trade to a charged with or even in any way suspected foreign ship fitting out in an English port, of such conduct. On the contrary, he had for the purpose of stating that he had re.

been most pure and honourable in his goferred to the Acts of 1811 and subsequent vernment, and, as an instance of that, he Acts, and was obliged to confess that he had actually suggested that slave trading could see no difficulty ; but, at all events, should be declared piracy and those enhe trusted that measures would be taken gaged in it pirates, as the best mode of now to repress that abominable trade. He suppressing that abominable traffic. desired to urge strongly upon the noble Earl the Foreign Secretary that our Am- ACT OF UNIFORMITY AMENDMENT BILL. bassador at Madrid should be directed to urge upon the Spanish Government the Order of the day for the Second Reading propriety of adopting the suggestion of read. Marshal Serrano, Captain General of Cuba; LORD EBURY* (having presented nuDaniely, that slave-trading on the part of merous petitions in favour of the Bill) proVOL. CLXVII. (THIRD SERIES.]

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