HC Deb 22 May 1903 vol 122 cc1508-9

To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland whether he is aware that, at the taking of tenders for the printing, contract of Boyle Union on 14th March, 1903, a tender was received to do all the printing and advertising for a year for the sum of £5, and that, notwithstanding this tender, the guardians accepted a tender at £37; and, if so, in view of the Local Government Amendment Act of last Session, will he direct the attention of the auditor to this action of the. guardians.

(Answered by Mr. Wyndham.) It appears from the minutes of the proceedings of the guardians on the date mentioned, that the accepted tender for this work, amounting to £37 10s., was the lowest tender received.