Ceisteanna — Questions. Oral Answers. - Laois-Offaly Holdings.

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asked the Minister for Lands if he will state in respect of Counties Laois and Offaly the number of holdings in relation to which there are acquisition proceedings at present.

The reply is in the form of a tabular statement which, with your permission, a Cheann Chomhairle, I propose to circulate with the Official Report.

Following is the statement:

Number of holdings on which there are acquisition proceedings at present.

County Laois.

Number

Acreage

Proceedings for Compul sory Acquisition

12

1,472

Proceedings for Volun tary purchase

2

277

County Offaly.

Number

Acreage

Proceedings for Compul sory Acquisition

12

1,072

Proceedings for Volun tary Purchase

12

917