HC Deb 10 July 1905 vol 149 cc71-2
MR. NANNETTI (Dublin, College Green)

To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland whether he will state if the circumstances which prevented the Irish Government from recommending the proposal for the; promotion of assistant clerks serving in the National Education Office, Dublin, now obtain; whether he is aware that an immediate saving of from £12 to £15 a year would be effected by the promotion of each assistant clerk recom- † See (4) Debates, cxlviii., 373. mended in this case; and whether, in consideration of this fact, and of the suspense endured by these officers as compared with officers promoted in other Departments, he will see whether the recommendations can now be carried out.

(Answered by Mt. Walter Long.) The reply to the first inquiry is in the affirmative. I am not at present prepared to reopen the consideration of the matter.