§ COLONEL WARING(for Mr. MACARTNEY) (Antrim, S.)
asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Whether the Government have under consideration the amalgamation of workhouses in Ireland, either generally or in particular localities; and, whether it is proposed to deal with the matter in the course of the Session?
§ THE PARLIAMENTARY UNDER SECRETARY (Colonel KING-HARMAN) (Kent, Isle of Thanet)
(who replied) said: The Government have under consideration the amalgamation of Unions in Ireland. They are not, however, able at present to state when they will be in a position to deal with the matter.