§ MR. TULLY (Leitrim, S.)
To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant, of Ireland whether he will explain why District Inspector Rogers, of Trim, who resides in the disused military barracks at a rent of £10 a year, receives a lodging allowance of £45 a year; and why he receives an allowance of 15s. per night once a month for inspecting a station in his district twenty-one miles distant to which he drives with his horse, for which he is allowed forage.
(Answered by Mr. Wyndham.) District Inspector Rogers receives the ordinary lodging allowance payable to all officers of his rank, namely, £40, not.£45 per annum. Officers in receipt of the allowance make their own arrangements for obtaining houses. A subsistence allowance of 15s. is payable to district inspectors for each night necessarily absent from home on duty.