HC Deb 21 June 1906 vol 159 c381
MR. FFRENCH (Wexford, S.)

I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieuutenant of Ireland whether he is aware that the Wexford County Council at their last meeting passed a resolution suggesting that the rate of interest on existing loans should be revised, so that unions which loyally worked the Labourers' Acts in the past would repay the instalments on these loans on the same terms as those provided by the new Bill; and whether he can hold out any hope that he will be able to see his way to amend the Labourers' Bill in the direction indicated in the Resolution.


I am afraid that it would not be possible to adopt the suggestion contained in the Resolution referred to, but the matter is one for the Treasury rather than for me, and if the hon. Member wishes to put any further questions on the subject, I think he had better address one of the Ministers representing that Department.