§ Mr. LARDNER
asked on what date the Local Government Board suggested to the Cootehill Rural District Council (No. 2) that they should have the cottages erected by direct labour for which a scheme had been passed some years ago; and will he now state whether the council have as yet re-advertised for contractors as they decided to do in answer to the suggestion of the Local Government Board; and, if so, on what date did their advertisement appear?
§ Mr. BIRRELL
The date of the Local Government Board's letter to the Cootehill No. 2 Rural District Council suggesting that the cottages should be built by direct labour was 30th November, 1911. On 1st December, 1911, the council directed that "posters be put up through the district, and also to advertise" for contractors, but the Board have no information as to the actual date of the advertisement.