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HOUSE OF COMMONS, MONDAY, Jeer 10. | SUGAR DUTIES. The House went into committee on the sugar duties. r. Hui-np- repeated that it was the duty of the House not to make any alteration in the sugar duties, unless the House were satisfied that the change would irLprOye the colonies. Lord G. Bentinck observed that the question for consideration then was, not whether they should afford additional protection and 'some relief to the West India Colonies.and the sugar planting in- terest, but what would be the degree and amount, of that relief. They were. in point of fact. to decide whether the Act,of: 184b' was to be abandoned, or abided by. Ile be!ieved.tbixt the poor of this country wrre well able and willing to spare a halfpenny a day to put an end to the horrors of the slave trade. He believed that, strong in the principles of virtue and morality, they would object to any proposal not founded upon that basis. Lord J, Rijssell said that, the noble lord was fully entitled to be heard by the House upon a question to. which he had devoted so much time and labour, But certainly he must say that he had used his privilege to the utmost (hear, hear), for it appeared to him that only a few words at the beginning and towards the end of his speech wt-re applicable to the question before the House., His speech was really against the motion which it was his object ti) sup- port. He argued that the duties should be reduced, and yet would vote that the duties should remain as- they were. He also begged leave to submit, to the House that there was no question of the prohibition of slave sugar, or humanity in one way or another, then before it, Mr. Goulburn believed they were bonnd to take the best means they could to place their colonies in such a position as to enable them to undersell all foreign sugars whatever. In the considera- tion of til-, two plans then before the House, they ought to consi- der in the first place the interests of the colonies, and in the next, taking care that no undue encouragement should be given- to the slave trade. The committee then divided, when there appeared— For the amendment 124: Against it 180 Majority for the amendment 56 lbs Welsh members voted as follows :—Majority—Ayes, 180 Mr6bn E ans, Sir B. Hall, W. B, Hughes, Sir T. Lewis, Dnvid- Morris, E. Mostyn, Sir J. Owen, Lord George ,Paget, Colonel Tyute, J. H. Vivian, Colonel Wat kins, F. R. West, John Wil- liams. Minority—Noes, 124 j: Sir P, Egerton, Viscount Emlyn, Howel Gwyn, Colonel Pennant.

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