§ MR. FIELD (Dublin, St. Patrick)
To ask the President of the Board of Trade whether he will issue instructions and call upon all British insurance companies holding mortgages on Irish land to submit particulars as to these mortgages, the conditions, the amounts, and the rate of interest charged.
(Answered by Mr. Lloyd-George.) This information is not required to be shown by the companies in their statutory Returns to the Board of Trade, and the Board have no power under the Life Assurance Companies Acts to call for it.