§ MR. THOMAS O'DONNELL (Kerry, W.)
To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland (1) what is 65 the total amount paid to local bodies under Section 58 (4) of The Local Government (Ireland) Act, 1898, for the year ended 31st March, 1905; (2) what is the present amount of the accumulated balances under this section; (3) what amount would be required to pay the full amount over 1s. in the £ of railway and harbour charges for the year ended 31st March, 1905; and (4) what amount would be required to pay the full amount over 9d. in the £ for the same purposes for the year ended 31st March, 1905.
(Answered by Mr. Bryce.) (1) £12,524 19s. 11d. (2) On 31st December, 1905, a sum of £75,320 12s. stood to the credit of the deposit account for licence duties under the section quoted. (3) £9,634 17s. 6d. (4) £15,449 19s. 10d.