§ MR. J. P. FARRELL
I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland if he can state how much of the £40,000 grant-in-aid for erection of labourers' cottages in Ireland under the Land Act of 1896 has been passed to the credit of the Local Taxation Account for the Unions of Granard, Longford, and Ballymahon, in the county of Longford, and at what periods are these sums paid over.
§ MR. WYNDHAM
The total payments to the 31st March, 1900, under Section 5 of the Land Act of 1891, as amended by the 39th section of the Act of 1896, has been as follows:—to Granard Union, £291 4s. 6d.; to Longford Union, £494 0s. 8d.; and to Ballymahon Union, £779 2s. 4d. The distribution of the grant in respect of each financial year takes place about the end of March.