HC Deb 30 November 1916 vol 88 cc528-9W

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether a guard called Dobson has recently been given an appointment on the Cavan and Leitrim Railway Company, Limited; was this appointment made by the manager; what is Dob-son's age and length of service; is it usual for such appointments to be made subject to the approval of the directors, and were the directors consulted in this case; and what is the extent of the baronial guarantees in Cavan and Leitrim in connection with this railway company?


The Board of Trade have no information on the subjects referred to in the first parts of this question. As regards the last part, a dividend at the rate of 5 per cent. per annum is guaranteed upon £48,000 of the railway company's paid-up capital in Cavan and upon £154,000 in Leitrim.