§ Mr. LARDNER
asked the Vice-President of the Department of Agriculture (Ireland) to state the total number of complaints received respecting delays in conveyance of merchandise and damage thereto during consignment for the period from 1st July, 1911, to 30th June, 1912; the name of the carrying companies against which complaints were made, showing the number of complaints lodged against each company; and in how many cases the companies satisfactorily dealt with the complaint?
§ Mr. BIRRELL
The number of complaints received during the period was 193. A summary, giving particulars of the complaints and the result of the Department's inquiries with regard to them, will be found in pages 253 to 279 of the Appendices to the Twelfth Annual General Report of the Department. In each case a reference is made to the carrying company or companies concerned.