HC Deb 23 October 1902 vol 113 cc601-2
MR. LONSDALE (Armagh, Mid)

To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland if the Report of the Agricultural Board (Ireland) for the year ending 31st March, 1902, may be expected before the end of the Session, and if there is any reason for the delay in its publication; if he can state the aggregate amount of the grants made by the Board, in respect of agricultural purposes during the year ending 31st March, to the counties of Armagh, Down, Antrim, and Derry; and also, for like purposes, the aggregate to the province of Connaught, and also theaggragate amounts raised or guaranteed locally in those counties for such purposes, and also in the province of Connaught.

(Answered by Mr. Wyndham.) It is hoped that the Department's Report for the year ended 31st March, 1902, will be ready for issue in the course of next month. The Report for the previous year was issued in the same month. The other information asked for is being prepared, and will be communicated to my hon. friend when received.