§ MR. J. E. ELLIS (Nottingham, Rushcliffe)
asked Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, What amount of the £50,910 of interest and instalments under "The Purchase of Land (Ireland) Act, 1885," which fell due up to November 1, 1887, remained unpaid on July 1, 1888; and what amount of the £39,720, which fell due on May 1, 1888, remained unpaid on July 1, 1888?
§ THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER (Mr. GOSCHEN) (St. George's, Hanover Square)
In reply to the hon. Member, I have to say that—(1) The sum of £921 remains unpaid out of the sum of £50,910 which accrued due in respect of interest and instalments under the Purchase of Land (Ireland) Act, 1885, up to the 1st of November, 1887. (2) The sum of £6,836 remains unpaid out of the £39,720 which accrued due in respect of such interest and instalments on the 1st of May, 1888. The unpaid instalments are in progress of collection, and payments in discharge of them are being daily received by the Irish Land Commission.