DR. ROBERT AMBROSE (Mayo, W.)
I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland if he can state the number of persons on out-door relief in each electoral division of the West-port and Castlebar Unions for the month of February 1896, and the corresponding numbers for the same month in 1897?
THE CHIEF SECRETARY FOR IRELAND (Mr. GERALD BALFOUR, Leeds Central)
The number of persons on outdoor relief in the Westport Union during the month of February 1895 was 608, us compared with 1,320 during February 508 last. In the Castlebar Union the numbers in the same periods were 271 and 335. I have forwarded to the hon. Member a list detailing the numbers by Electoral Divisions.