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PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES,

THIRD SERIES:

COMMENCING WITH THE ACCESSION OF

WILLIAM IV.

42° VICTORIÆ, 1879.

VOL. CCXLVI.

COMPRISING THE PERIOD FROM

THE NINTH DAY OF MAY 1879,

TO

THE SIXTEENTH DAY OF JUNE 1879.

Fourth Eolume of the Session.

CLONDON:
PUBLISHED BY CORNELIUS BUCK,

HANSARD'S PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES,'
22, PATERNOSTER ROW. (E.C.]

AT THE OFFICE FOR

Br. 120.37

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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TREATY OF BERLIN-EASTERN ROUMELIA—Questions, Mr. Hanbury, Sir

Alexander Gordon; Answers, Mr. Bourke
CRIMINAL LAW—ALLEGED CRUELTY AT Hanley—Question, Earl Percy;

Answer, Mr. Assheton Cross
DOMINION OF CANADA-FORTUNE BAY, NEWFOUNDLAND — Question, Mr.

Macdonald; Answer, Mr. Bourke .

ARMY — COMMISSARIAT AND TRANSPORT DEPARTMENTS-RE-ORGANIZATION-

Question, Sir Henry Havelock; Answer, Colonel Stanley

CONTAGIOUS DISEASES (ANIMALS) Act, 1870 — FOREIGN SHEEP — Question,

Dr. Cameron ; Answer, Lord George Hamilton

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT-LONDON SCHOOL BOARD-MR. GEORGE POTTER-

Question, Mr. Onslow ; Answer, Lord George Hamilton

TREATY OF BERLIN—THE GREEK FRONTIER—Questions, Mr. W. Cartwright,

Mr. Monk, Sir Charles W. Dilke; Answers, The Chancellor of the

Exchequer, Mr. Bourke ...

CRIMINAL LAW-CASE OF EDMUND GALLEY-Questions, Sir Eardley Wilmot ;

Answer, Mr. Assheton Cross

PRISONS Act—Perth Prison—Questions, Mr. Macdonald ; Answers, Mr.

Assheton Cross

DISCIPLINE AND REGULATION BILL-BILLETING, &c.—Question, Major
Nolan ; Answer, Colonel Stanley

COMMERCIAL TREATY WITH FRANCE—Questions, Mr. W. E. Forster,
Mr. C. Beckett-Denison : Answers, Mr. Bourke

XXISTAN—THE WAR-EXECUTION OF PRISONERS OF WAR—Questions,
Mr. O'Donnell; Answers, Mr. E. Stanhope ..

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SUPPLY_Order for Committee read; Motion made, and Question proposed,

“That Mr. Speaker do now leave the Chair:

THE LAW OF DISTRESS-RESOLUTION-Amendment proposed,

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

words “it is desirable that the power of distraint for the rent of agricultural

holdings in England, Wales, and Ireland should be abolished,"'-(Mr. Blennerhassett,)

-instead thereof

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

the Question :" — After long debate, Question put:- The House

divided ; Ayes 202, Noes 92 ; Majority 110.—(Div. List, No. 84.)
Main Question proposed, “ That Mr. Speaker do now leave the Chair:",

Motion, by leave, withdrawn :-Committee deferred till Monday next.

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POST OFFICE (IRELAND-TELEGRAPH CLERKS-Question, Mr. M. Brooks;

Answer, Lord John Manners

121

CONSTABULARY (IRELAND)

CASE OF SUB-CONSTABLE JOYCE Question,

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Major O'Beirne; Answer, Mr. J. Lowther

AFGHANISTAN-THE WAR GENERAL ROBERTS' DESPATCH Question,

General Shute; Answer, Mr. E. Stanhope

122

South AfricA-THE ZULU WAR-SURGEON MAJOR REYNOLDS - Question,

Mr. Errington ; Answer, Colonel Loyd Lindsay

123

ARMY - THE ZULU WAR-THE 60TH RIFLES-COURT MARTIAL-Question,

Mr. French ; Answer, Colonel Loyd Lindsay

123

Vzdical Reform — Question, Mr. "Errington; Answer, Lord George

Hamilton

124

Srazy-LABOUR IN CUBA-Question, Mr. Errington ; Answer, Mr. Bourke 124

Ixta FAMINE COMMISSION-Question, General Sir George Balfour; Answer,

Mr. E. Stanhope

125

Ercation DEPARTMENT - BIRMINGHAM BOARD SCHOOLS-Questions, Mr.

Hardcastle, Mr. Chamberlain; Answers, Lord George Hamilton

125

TREATY OF Berlin-THE BALKAN GARRISONS---Question, Mr. Baxter;

Answer, Mr. Bourke

127

Contagious Diseases (ANIMALS) Act, 1870 - CATTLE FROM THE UNITED

Srates-Question, Mr. Mundella; Answer, Lord George Hamilton .. 128

INDIA – THE INDIAN BUDGET-Questions, Observations, Mr. Fawcett;

Replies

, The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Speaker

129

BoUTH AFRICA-THE ZULU WAR-RAILWAYS-Question, Colonel Beaumont;

Answer, Colonel Loyd Lindsay

VERCHANT SHIPPING Acro-SHIPPING OFFICE FEEs-Question, Mr. Gourley;

Answer, Viscount Sandon

131

Mary-H.M.S. “ IRON DUKE"-Question, Mr. Gourley; Answer, Mr. W.

H. Smith

131

PREROGATIVE OF THE Crown-Alteration of Motion, Mr. Dillwyn

132

Borth AFRICA-THE ZULU WAR-THE LATEST TELEGRAM-Observation,

Sir Michael Hicks-Beach

133

LDCSTRIAL SCHOOLS SCOTLAND) -Question, Mr. W. Holms; Answer, sir

Henry Selwin-Ibbetson

133

THE NATIONAL FINANCES AND TREATIES-CONTROL OF PARLIAMENT-

Question, Mr. Newdegate ; Answer, The Chancellor of the Exchequer 133

PARLIAMENT-THE WHITSUNTIDE Recess--Question, Mr. Mac Iver; Answer,

The Chancellor of the Exchequer

134

The METROPOLITAN BRIDGES--Question, Sir James Lawrence ; Answer, Sir

James M'Garel-Hogg

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