§ MR. J. G. WEIR (Ross and Cromarty)
I beg to ask the President of the Board of Trade if he can state what progress has been made with the construction of the lighthouse on the Flannan Islands; and whether he can state approximately when the work will be complete?
§ THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRADE (Mr. C. T. RITCHIE,) Croydon
I am informed by the Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses that the foundations of the lighthouse on the Flannan Islands have been completed, and that some progress has been made with the walls. It is anticipated that if the weather is favourable the lighthouse may be completed before the end of next year.