§ Mr. RICHARDS
asked the First Commissioner of Works if an inspection of buildings available for a county court has been made under his instructions at Brynmawr, Breconshire; whether he is aware of the application made to the Lord Chancellor by the Monmouthshire County Council for additional courts in the county at Abertillery and other places; and what steps he proposes to take?
The answer to the first part of the hon. Member's question is in the affirmative. I have been informed by the Lord Chancellor that it is in contemplation to hold sittings of the county court of Tredegar at Brynmawr, and it has been ascertained by inspection that the police court at the latter place possesses the desired accommodation. The matter now rests with his Lordship. I am not aware that any application has been made to the Lord Chancellor for additional courts at Abertillery or other places in Monmouthshire.