§ MR. TUITE (Westmeath, N.)
I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland whether he will state the number of fair-rent applications from County of Westmeath remaining undisposed of, also the number of fair-rent appeals entered and not yet decided; and if he will give the dates of the next sitting of the Sub-Commission for Westmeath?
§ THE CHIEF SECRETARY FOR IRELAND (Mr. A. J. BALFOUR,) Manchester, E.
The Irish Land Commissioners report that the number of holdings purchased by tenants in the County Westmeath, and of which the sales have been completed, was, up to April 30, 1891, 120, and the amount advanced for same was £93,652. The Commissioners report that on April 30, 1891, the number of fair-rent applications from the County Westmeath in which judgment had not been delivered was 299, and the number of fair-rent appeals entered and not decided was 41. The next sitting of a Sub-Commission for the county will be on June 2, for which 86 cases have been listed.