HC Deb 25 February 1904 vol 130 c996

I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland whether his attention has been called to the resolution of the Clare County Council, which asks that a Bill should be introduced in the current session of Parliament which will empower county councils to carry out drainage works and land impovements in their respective counties, and provide means by way of which loans at a rate of interest similar to that provided for in the recent Irish Land Bill can be made to county councils; and whether this matter will be considered by the Government at an early date.


The resolution has been received. The matter is under consideration, but I cannot undertake to introduce legislation in the present session.