HC Deb 22 July 1909 vol 8 cc739-40W

asked the Chief Secretary what is the amount which has been deducted from the grants payable to the county Limerick on account of land purchase; and will he state how the sum which has been deducted is made up under the different headings, and for what period?


The net amount deducted in March last from the share of county Limerick in the Estate Duty Grant in respect of land purchase liability was £2,870 15s. 9d. Of this sum, £654 13s. 6d. was in respect of arrears of purchasers' annuities under the Land Acts of 1891 and 1896 for the year ended 12th February last, £428 18s. 1d. in respect of similar arrears under the Act of 1903 for the year ended 31st January last, and £1,787 4s. 2d. in respect of "insufficiency of income," also for the period last mentioned.