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moves for papers in the House of Lords, of the Earl of Malmesbury, Earl Granville, Lord Kingsdown, Earl Grey, Earl of Derby, and other Peers—The Motion is withdrawn—In the Lower House the question is moved by Mr. A. W. Kinglake, who is answered by Mr. Seymour Fitzgerald—Speeches of Mr. Lowe, Mr. Bovill, the Solicitor-General, and Lord John Russell—The Debate is adjourned, but not resumed—Discussion in the House of Lords on the Right of Search—Explanation by the Earl of Malmesbury of the negotiations between England and the United States on this subject—Remarks of the Earls of Clarendon, Aberdeen, Carlisle and Derby, and of Lord Brougham. . . . . [1
NAvy EstrMATEs—Proposed measures to repair the deficiencies in the Naval Force of the country—Statement of the First Lord of the Admiralty on moving the Estimates—Comparison between the English and French Navies—Remarks of Sir C. Wood, Sir C. Napier, Mr. Sidney Herbert, Sir F. Baring, Mr. Lindsay, and other members. The ARMY EstrMATEs— Statement of General Peel, Secretary of State for War—Remarks of Sir H. Willoughby, Sir W. Codrington, Mr. Sidney Herbert, and other members. INDIAN FINANCE—Speech of Lord Stanley, Secretary for India, on this Question—Exposition of the Debt, Revenues, and financial resources of India—Lord Stanley proposes a Loan of 7,000,000l. to the Indian Government—Discussion in Committee—Speeches of Sir C. Wood, Sir Erskine Perry, Mr. Vermon Smith, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Lowe, and other members—Bill to authorize the Indian Loan brought in—Debate on the second reading, in which Sir George Lewis, Mr. Bright, Mr. Ayrton, Mr. Wilson, Lord Stanley, Sir E. Perry, and Mr. C. Bruce take part—The second reading is carried—Observations by Lord Ellenborough on the state of the Finances of India in the House of Lords—Remarks of the Earl of Derby and other Peers—The Indian Loan Bill passed. LAw of MARRIAGE-Wiscount Bury moves for leave to bring in a Bill to legalize Marriage with a Deceased Wife's Sister—Mr. A. B. Hope opposes the Motion, which is carried by a large majority—The Bill is passed with little discussion in the House of Commons, the numbers on the third reading being 137 against 89–It encounters great objection in the House of Lords—Debate on the second reading moved by Lord Wodehouse— Speeches of Lord Dungannon, Lord Albemarle, Lord St. Leonards, the Bishops of Exeter, St. Asaph, Cork, St. David's, Oxford, and Carlisle, Lord Lifford, and Lord Cranworth—The Bill is rejected by 49 to 39. CHURCH RATEs—Sir John Trelawny renews his Bill for the abolition of the Rate —The second reading is deferred till the Government have stated their intentions—Mr. Walpole proposes on the 21st February a plan for the settlement of the question—Remarks of Sir John Trelawny, Sir George Grey, Sir Arthur Elton, Sir G. C. Lewis, Lord John Russell, and other members—Leave is given to bring in a Bill—On the second reading being moved, Sir J. Trelawny moves an amendment—Speeches of Mr. Sotheron Estcourt, Sir George Grey, Sir John Pakington, Sir R. Bethell, Mr. Drummond, Mr. Ball, Mr. Lowe, and Mr. Walpole–The Amendment is carried by 254 to 171, and the Bill lost—Sir Arthur Elton proposes a series of resolutions on Church Rates, which are withdrawn after some discussion—The second reading of Sir J. Trelawny's Bill is moved on the 15th March—Mr. Griffith moves a Resolution, which is afterwards withdrawn—Mr. Hope opposes the Bill—Speeches of Mr. Deedes, Mr. B. Osborne, Mr. Stuart Wortley, Mr. Sidney Herbert, and Lord John Manners—The second reading is carried by 242 to 168, but the Bill is immediately postponed. Roman CATHolic OATHs—Mr. J. Fitzgerald moves for a Committee to consider the Oaths taken under the Roman Catholic Relief Act—The motion is opposed by Mr. Adams, Mr. Whiteside, Mr. Newdegate, Mr. Spooner, and Mr. Walpole—and supported by Mr. Chichester Fortescue, Lord John Russell, Mr. Maguire, and Mr. Vernon Smith—It is carried by a small majority and leave given to introduce a Bill, but no further proceedings are taken during the Session . [26
PARLIAMENTARY REForM–Expectations of the promised Ministerial Measure—On the 28th of February the Chancellor of the Exchequer states the proposals of the Government with respect to the representation of the people—His speech—Remarks of Lord John Russell, Mr. Bright, Mr.
Baxter, Mr. H. Drummond, Lord Palmerston, Mr. Bentinck, and other members—Leave is given to bring in the Bill. ExPLANATIONs by Mr. Walpole and Mr. Henley of their reasons for seceding from the Ministry —Inclination of Public Opinion on the Ministerial Bill—The clause for disfranchising County Voters in Boroughs is much objected to-Warious Notices of Amendments given by Members and by the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to this clause—The Debate on the second reading of the Bill commences on the 20th of March, and lasts seven nights— Lord John Russell moves an adverse Amendment—Summary of the principal speeches—The Bill is supported by Lord Stanley, Mr. Horsman, Sir E. Bulwer Lytton, Sir Hugh Cairns, Sir Stafford Northcote, Mr. J. Stuart Wortley, Mr. Whiteside, Mr. Roebuck, Sir John Pakington, and Mr. Gladstone—The Amendment is advocated by Mr. Sidney Herbert, Mr. Bright, Mr. Cardwell, Lord Palmerston, Mr. Edwin James, Mr. Ellice, Sir James Graham, and other members—Upon a Division the Amendment is carried by a Majority of 39—Consequences of this Division—The Earl of Derby in the House of Lords, and the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the House of Commons, announce that they have advised Her Majesty to appeal to the People, and that Parliament will be dissolved—Expressions of Opinion in both Houses on this announcement—The Government abandon all Measures except those of pressing importance, Votes of Supply, and the Indian Loan Bill—Debate on the Third Reading of that
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