§ MR. JASPER TULLY
I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland whether he has received a Resolution from the Mohill Board of Guardians, pointing out that, owing to the recent outcry about night nursing in union hospitals, it will be necessary to erect permanent additions to the hospitals of a number of workhouses in Ireland; and whether, as the workhouses were originally built by the Government, and also to prevent an immediate increase of the poor rates by large expenditure for these improvements, he will be prepared to recommend that loans be granted to the boards of guardians for the erection of these permanent buildings on the same terms as they are granted to lunatic asylum boards and other public institutions?
§ MR. GERALD BALFOUR
The Resolution referred to has been received, but on the general question I cannot, at present, add to the reply which I gave to a similar Inquiry addressed to me on Friday last by the hon. and learned Member for East Donegal. The matter is still under the consideration of the Law Officers.