§ Mr. GUINEY
asked how many rural district councils in the provinces of Ulster, Leinster, Connaught, and Munster, respectively, have made improvement schemes for the building of labourers' houses since the passing of The Labourers (Ireland) Act, 1911; in how many unions in each province have petitions praying for inquiries been sent, to the Local Government Board; and how many inquiries have been held and ordered to be held in each province?
§ Mr. BIRRELL
The required information as regards operations under the Labourers (Ireland) Act, 1911 is given in the following Table:—
Province. Number of Schemes Received. Number already Inquired into or Inquiry Ordered. Number of Schemes Made or being Made but not yet Submitted. Ulster 24 18 31 Munster 22 6 23 Leinster 21 5 22 Connaught 4 3 11 Total 71 32 87