§ MR. PATRICK WHITE (Meath, N.)
To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland why the inquiry by the Local Government Board to be held at Navan, county Meath, into the application for labourers cottages has been so long delayed.
(Answered by Mr. Birrell.) There has been no delay in this case. The petition for confirmation of the scheme was received by the Local Government Board from the Council on 30th July. Arrangements are being made for holding the 575 inquiry as soon as practicable, having regard to the statutory notices which must be given.