§ MR. W. P. SINCLAIR (Falkirk, &c.)
On behalf of my hon. Friend (Mr. T. W. Russell), I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland whether a Petition has been presented to His Excellency, objecting to the scheme of the Endowed Schools Commission in regard to the Raine's Bequest in County Derry; and when the scheme will be presented to the House?
§ MR. A. J. BALFOUR
A Petition of the nature referred to has been presented to the Lord Lieutenant. The scheme was accordingly laid before Parliament yesterday.