HC Deb 07 July 1910 vol 18 cc1913-4W

asked the Chief Secretary (1) if he would state what was the number of farms vested in tenants in the East Riding of the County of Cork during the year ended May, 1910, under the provisions of the Land Law (Ireland) Acts; and (2) the number of estates, and acreage thereof, acquired by the Estates Commissioners, either voluntarily or compulsorily, during the year ended 31st May, 1910, in the East Riding of the county of Cork?


During the year ended 31st May last the Estates Commissioners purchased or agreed to purchase twenty estates in county Cork comprising an area of 13,326 acres, and 1,159 holdings in the county were vested in tenant purchasers during the same period. The figures for the East Riding cannot be given separately.