HC Deb 21 March 1906 vol 154 c355
MR. BARRIE (Londonderry, N.)

To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord - Lieutenant of Ireland when he expects to introduce the promised Labourers (Ireland) Bill, the chief object of which is the cheapening and simplifying of the present Acts; and whether in drafting the Bill he will include in it provisions whereby labourers may be facilitated and encouraged to purchase their cottages and land by a series of reasonable annual instalments.

(Answered by Mr. Bryce.) It is impossible for me at present to fix a date for the introduction of the Labourers (Ireland) Bill, nor can I make any statement as to its provisions.