§ MR. ESSEX
To ask Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the sums paid to the Irish Board of Agriculture and Technical Education and to the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries in furtherance of the interests of agriculture in Ireland and England respectively.
(Answered by Mr. Asquith.) I would refer my hon. friend to the details supplied in the Estimates for these Departments. Information regarding the endowment fund placed at the disposal of the Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction (Ireland), under the provisions of Sections 15 and 16 of The Agriculture and Technical Instruction (Ireland) Act, 1899, will be found in 434 the Annual Report of that Department [Cd. 2929].