HC Deb 14 February 1887 vol 310 c1411
MR. J. E. ELLIS (Nottingham, Rushcliffe)

asked the First Lord of the Treasury, What is the total amount of advance sanctioned up to 31st January, 1887, under "The Purchase of Land Act, 1885;" and, the sum applied for up to the same date respecting which no decision has been arrived at?

THE FIRST LORD (Mr. W. H. SMITH) (Strand, Westminster)

The total amount of advances sanctioned up to January 31, 1887, is £1,849,405. The amount of applications in which investigations were proceeding, but respecting which no decision had been arrived at up to January 31, 1887, is £383,754.