§ MR. W. J. CORBET (Wicklow, E.)
asked the Secretary to the Treasury, When the Contract for Greystones Harbour was made; what is the amount of the Contract; what is the date by which the works are to be completed; and, what progress has been made, and is it probable they will be finished within the time specified in the Contract?
§ THE SECRETARY (Mr. JACKSON) (Leeds, N.)
said: The contract for Greystones Pier was made on July 6, 1885; its amount is £9,000, and the date prescribed in it for completion is the 1st of next November. All the concrete blocks required have been made, but the work will not be finished within the specified time as it has become necessary to replace the contractor. We are promised completion on the 1st of May next.