§ Mr. FRANCIS MEEHAN
asked the Chief Secretary whether he is aware that the county Leitrim is one of the most congested counties within the scheduled area; and whether, having regard to the fact that its claims have been overlooked in the past, he would consider the desirability of appointing a local representative on the Board?396W
§ Mr. REDMOND BARRY
The appointed members of the Congested Districts Board hold office for five years under the Irish Land Act, 1909, and there is no reason to anticipate a vacancy. It is therefore premature to raise the question of a new appointment.