HC Deb 21 February 1888 vol 322 cc999-1000

asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Whether he can state at what time there will be a sitting of the Sub-Commission for County Donegal to hear the fair rent applications entered from the union of Stranorlar; and, whether he is aware that a large number of tenants residing in this union had their originating notices served on the Land Commission before the gale day at November last, and, although entitled to the benefit of the judicial rent from the gale day next previous to the passing of "The Irish Land Act, 1887," they will be obliged to pay the old rent up to the date of the decision of the Commissioners?

THE PARLIAMENTARY UNDER SECRETARY (Colonel KING-HARMAN)(who replied) (Kent, Isle of Thanet)

s said: A Sub-Commission has been sitting in County Donegal since the 10th of January, and will continue there up to the end of April. I am making fur- ther inquiry in regard to the Stranorlar cases.