§ MR. LONSDALE
I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, what is the amount of the unappropriated balance to the credit of the Local Taxation (Ireland) Account; and how it is proposed to deal with this sum.
§ MR. WYNDHAM
A sum of £70,000, representing the unexpended balance of moneys paid into the account as the I equivalent of local taxation licences under Section 58 (1) of the 61 and 62 Vic. cap. 37. This balance cannot, under Sub-section 5 of the same enactment, be diverted from the Local Taxation Account except in such manner as Parliament may direct.