§ MAJOR RASCH (Essex, S.E.)
asked the First Lord of the Treasury, Whether, when, under the scheme established in 1852 by the Court of Chancery, Charity estates have been diverted from direct application to the poor and appropriated to scholastic and other purposes wholly foreign to the intentions of the testator, a percentage might be allowed on the income of the Trust available for reduction of legal and other expenses on allotments incurred under Sections 7, 8, and 10 of "The Allotments Act, 1887"?
§ THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER (Mr. GOSCHEN) (St. George's, Hanover Square)
I have to inform the hon. and gallant Member that when any Charities have been dealt with by a scheme of the Court of Chancery no expenditure can be charged to them which was not authorized by that scheme; and any alteration of the Trusts established by such a scheme can only be effected by a competent authority. Such Charities 460 are not specially treated under the Allotments Act, 1887.
§ MAJOR RASCH
asked, if there was no way of putting pressure on the Charity Commissioners in order that the labourers might obtain a beneficial interest under the Trust?