HC Deb 25 November 1908 vol 197 c385
MR. J. MACVEAGH (Down, S.)

To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland whether he can-state when the scheme for the erection of cottages at Crossgar, Dromara, County Down, was passed by the Banbridge Union; and when they are likely to be erected.

(Answered by Mr. Birrell.) The last scheme received by the Local Government Board from the Banbridge rural district was made by the council on 9th March, 1908, and submitted to the Board on 4th May, 1908. The order in respect of the scheme, as unopposed and confirmed on 21st October, provides for the erection of seventy-two cottages, of which three are to be built in the townland of Crossgar. The Board at present await the application of the council for the appointment of an arbitrator to assess the compensation to be paid to the persons interested in the lands about to be acquired.