HC Deb 23 February 1888 vol 322 cc1242-3

asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord. Lieutenant of Ireland, Whether Mr. Somers H. Payne, J.P., adjudicated at the Durrus Petty Sessions, County Cork, on the 18th instant; whether Messieurs J. W. Payne, J. E. Barrett, Somers H. Payne, William S. Bird, and Captain Thomas Somerville, Justices of the Peace for the County of Cork, attended to dispose of cases at the Skibbereen Quarter Sessions; whether Mr. Charles V. Hand-cock, J.P., Castletown Bere, adjudicates at the Bantry Quarter Sessions; whether these Petty Sessions districts were respectively chosen by the above-named gentlemen when they were appointed to the Commission of the Peace; and, if not, whether they will be prohibited from attending in future to hear and dispose of cases outside of their Petty Sessions districts; and, whether he will state the names of the Petty Sessions districts for which the above-named gentlemen were appointed?

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

said: I have not been able to get the information which will enable me to reply to this Question. I would ask the hon. Gentleman to defer the Question until this day week.