§ MR. J. P. FARRELL
To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland to state whether any reply has yet been received by the Estates Commissioners to their representations to the Scottish Provident Insurance Company, as mortgagees in possession of the Thompson (Clonfin) Estate, North Longford, with a view to its sale to the Commissioners for stripping, and also for providing homes for the evicted tenants of County Longford.
(Answered by Mr. Bryce.) The Estates Commissioners are pursuing their inquiries into this matter. They have not yet received a reply to the communication they have addressed to the owners.