HC Deb 25 May 1897 vol 49 c1264

On behalf of the hon. Member for West Cavan (Mr. J. P. FARRELL), I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland when he hopes to be in a position to lay before the House a statement of the allocation of the sum voted last Session for the construction of light railways in Ireland; and can he state will any balance remain for application to other than the localities he has already selected?


I hope to be in a position to make a statement as to the allocation of the sum provided by the Railways (Ireland) Act of last year when the Vote for the Board of Works is under discussion. A margin is being left for contingencies, but no funds would be available for application to fresh schemes at present.