HC Deb 17 April 1905 vol 145 cc283-4
MR. P. A. McHUGH (Leitrim, N.)

To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland on what date did the National Education Board for Ireland finally approve of, and adopt, Rule 127 (b); who were the Commissioners present at the meeting at which the rule was adopted; were there any vacancies on the Board at the time the rule was adopted; and, if so, can he say whether these vacancies have since been filled up; and can he give the names of the newly-appointed Commissioners.

(Answered by Mr. Walter Long.) The regulation now embodied in Rule 127 (b) was passed unanimously at a meeting of the Board on the 25th October, 1904, at which the following Commissioners were present—

  • Sir Henry Bellingham, Bart., D.L.
  • Right Hon. Christopher Palles, Lord Chief Baron.
  • Rev. Henry Evans, D.D.
  • Sir Rowland Blennerhassett, Bart., DL.
  • His Honour Judge Shaw.
  • Rev. Hamilton B. Wilson, D.D.
  • Stanley Harrington, Esq., J.P.
  • William R. J. Molloy, Esq., J.P.
  • Right Rev. Mervyn Archdall, D.D., Bishop of Killaloe.
  • Right Hon. Mr. Justice Gibson.
  • Anthony Traill, Esq., LL.D., M.D., D.L., Provost of Trinity College.
  • Right Hon. Lord Frederick FitzGerald.
  • Rev. D. A. Taylor, M.A., D.D.
  • W. J. M. Starkie, Esq., M.A., Litt.D., Resident Commissioner.
There were three Commissioners absent and there were three vacancies on the Board.

The new Code, including Rule 127 (b), was approved at a meeting of the Board on the 20th December, 1904. The following Commissioners were present—

Four Commissioners were absent and there were three vacancies on the Board.

The following are the names of the newly-apnointed Commissioners—