§ MR. W. J. CORBET (Wicklow, E.)
asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, What is the cause of the delay in printing and circulating the Return showing the working of the Labourers Acts (Ireland), ordered 5th April last, and presented on the 23rd ultimo?
§ THE CHIEF SECRETARY (Mr. A. J. BALFOUR) (Manchester, E.)
, in reply, said, the hon. Gentleman must be aware that the Irish Government were not responsible for the carrying out of the order of the House for printing; however, the Return referred to was in type, and the proof sheets had been finally revised.