§ 52. Sir JOHN LONSDALE
asked whether any decision has yet been arrived at by the Government upon the question whether a Grant shall be made by the Development Commissioners to the Irish Agricultural Organisation Society?
§ Sir J. LONSDALE
Have the Government had before them the fact that this Grant for the benefit of Irish farmers is being opposed by the Nationalist party, and is it intended to allow this question to be decided on political grounds?
§ The PRIME MINISTER
No, Sir, that is certainly not the intention. It will be decided on general grounds of policy.
§ Mr. G. LOCKER-LAMPSON
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that over £100,000 has been voluntarily contributed for the purpose of organising agricultural co-operation in Ireland, and for the furtherment of the—
§ Mr. SPEAKER
The hon. Member cannot ask a supplementary question containing figures and expect the Minister to reply offhand. That is a question of which notice should be given.