§ Mr. HOGAN
asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland what was the amount invested under the provisions of the Housing of the Working Classes (Ireland) Act, 1908, for the benefit of the housing fund established by that Act; what was the amount of the income derived from that investment for the year 1909–10; and what was the amount paid, or to be paid, to each local authority out of such income for that year?
§ Mr. BIRRELL
The amount invested is£163,499 8s., and the income for the year 1909–10 was £6,780 11s. 3d. This includes the income for the period from the passing of the Act to 31st March, 1909, in accordance with the provision contained in Section 5 (4) of the Statute. No payment has yet been made, but the total amount payable under Section 5 (2) to local authorities who had incurred liabilities as at the beginning of the local financial year ended on 31st March last is £359 15s. 6d., the details being as follows:—Coleraine, £2 13s. 9d.;Dalkey, £48 4s. 1d.; Enniscorthy,£33 5s. 6d.; Galway,£9 18s. 11d.; Kingstown,£265 13s. 3d.