§ Mr. KING
asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware that certain lands, being part of 1,395 acres enclosed in 1825 in the parish of Llaniestyn, Carnarvonshire, were in the Bishop of Bangor's manor of Edern; and whether, under the Welsh Disestablishment Bill, the public rights over these lands will be restored or whether compensation in respect of them will be given.
§ Mr. McKENNA
Considerable powers of enclosure were given at this period under various Acts of Parliament to Bishops, amongst others. The estates of the Bishops have, however, since that date passed over to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. It would be premature to state what the effect of the Bill will be.