§ Mr. GINNELL
also asked whether two of the chief inspectors under the Board of National Education, Ireland, who, owing to their inability to examine in the Irish language, have been hostile to its teaching, are now about to retire; and whether their successors are to be chosen from among the Irish speakers in the service?
§ Mr. BIRRELL
One chief inspector has retired under the age regulations of the Civil Service. The Commissioners of National Education have not yet made arrangements for the appointment of his successor.