§ 79. Mr. GINNELL
asked how many evicted tenants, including representatives of evicted tenants, were provided with holdings in the year ending 31st March, 1912; and how many new holdings were provided for other persons not claiming in that character in that year?
§ Mr. BIRRELL
During the year ended 31st March last, 165 evicted tenants or representatives of evicted tenants were reinstated or provided with new holdings on lands acquired by the Estates Commissioners. In addition 73 evicted tenants were reinstated by their landlords with the assistance when necessary of Grants by the Commissioners. During the same period 189 persons, other than evicted tenants, were allotted new holdings on lands acquired by the Commissioners.