§ SIR THOMAS BATESON
said, he would beg to ask the Chief Secretary for Ireland, Whether, as is stated in some of the public prints, it is in the contemplation of the Government to recommend to Her Majesty that Cardinal Cullen should be appointed a member of the Privy Council in Ireland?
§ MR. CHICHESTER FORTESCUE
, in reply, said, he was not aware that the statement referred to had been made in any quarter until he had read it upon the Notice Paper. No such intention had ever been entertained by the Government.