WRITTEN ANSWERS. - INTEREST ON LAND STOCK.

asked the Minister for Finance whether the Revenue Commissioners have made any estimate of the total amount paid by the National Debt Commissioners of Great Britain to residents in Saorstát Eireann in the year 1925-26, by way of interest on land stock issued under the various Acts, 1891-1909.

It is estimated that the total amount of interest on Irish land stock—2¾ guaranteed stock and 3 per cent. guaranteed stock—paid to residents in Saorstát Eireann for the year 1925-26 was about £211,000.