§ MR. SHEEHAN (Cork County, Mid)
To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland if he will state the number of cottages erected and in course of erection under the Labourers' Acts in the Macroom rural district; how many schemes have been formulated by the council of that district; and the amount of the loans sanctioned for providing improved dwellings for the labouring classes.
§ MR. WYNDHAM
Loans amounting to £42,980 have been sanctioned for 435 cottages, comprised in three schemes. 389 cottages were erected at the end of March, 1901, later information is not at present available. A fourth scheme authorising the provision of 129 additional cottages has been sanctioned. The District Council has not yet applied for the necessary loan to carry this scheme into effect.
§ Mr. KENDAL O'BRIEN (Tipperary, Mid)
Will the Local Government Board take steps to put the Act in force?