§ Mr. DORIS
asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland if the Marquess of Sligo, 1742W H.M.L., the largest landholder in the Westport urban district, has claimed exemption from the tillage Regulations of the Department of Agriculture; what decision the Department have given upon the claim; and what steps the Department are taking to have the Regulations complied with in this district?
§ Mr. REDDY
asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland if any of the following landholders in King's County have applied for exemption from the Tillage Order; what exemptions, if any, have been granted; and whether he will take steps to see that the Order is enforced in any of the following cases where it is not being complied with: Bolton J. Waller, Moystown, Banagher, 800 acres; Dr. Sampson, Derry-holmes, 400 acres; and Captain Tarleton, Hunston, Banagher, 500 acres?
§ Mr. F. MEEHAN
asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland whether he is aware that forty uneconomic landholders who have very little arable land petitioned the Agricultural Board to secure conacre plots on the grazing ranch of Mr. Thomas Stuart at Killanumery, Dromahair, county Lei-trim; and whether, having regard to the scarcity of suitable land for tillage in the district and the need of food, the Department will take over this land for tillage purposes?