HC Deb 13 November 1906 vol 164 cc1278-9

To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland whether the Urban District Council of Ballina, county Mayo, has presented a petition to His Excellency praying for a patent for holding additional fairs at Ballina; and, if so, when was such petition presented, and has any action been yet taken upon it.

(Answered by Mr. Bryce.) The petition referred to was received on 13th September last, and is still under consideration. Questions have arisen as to the power of levying tolls and as to the creation of certain trusts in the proposed new patent.