§ MR. GINNELL (Westmeath, N.)
To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland if he will grant the Return relating to estates in the Land Judge's Court of which notice stands on the Order Paper.†
(Answered by Mr. Birrell.) I have communicated with the Land Judge upon the subject of this proposed Return. The learned Judge is prepared to give a†"Return, by counties, of the estates for sale on the 31st, day of December 1906, in the Land Judge's Court, over which receivers have been appointed, showing the title of estate; number of agricultural holdings; rental of agricultural holdings; area untenanted; date when last offered for sale; whether to tenants or to Estates Commissioners; amount bid, if any; capital value, if ascertained by Commissioners; reason for not selling.696 Return in continuation of Parliamentary Return No. 264 of last year (Return of Estates in Land Judges Court over which Receivers have been appointed). This Return covers the first three headings of the Return now suggested by the hon. Member. As to the remainder of the Return, the Judge considers that, for reasons which I have communicated to the hon. Member, it would not be possible to give the details asked for.