(References are to Questions in the Minutes of Evidence, save where stated).
Agriculture—Fertilisers Scheme, 540-541; grants to County Committees of Agriculture for lime, etc., 542-546; improvement of creamery industry, 547 and Appendix X; storage charges on butter outside scope of ordinary scheme, 548-556; continuance of subsidy on cheese after stipulated level reached, 557-572; payments made to the Dublin Emergency Meat Supply Committee, 574-586; writing-off value of stores used in connection with the suppression of the Foot and Mouth Disease, 586-589; flax-seed guarantee, 591-592; Cereals Distribution Committee, 593; surplus arising from entry of county surveyors on lands and compulsory conacre lettings in connection with Emergency Powers (Tillage) Orders, 594-613, and Appendix XI; levy under the Slaughter of Cattle and Sheep Acts, 1934 to 1936, 614-618; licences for beef canning business, 619-624; export of cooked meat, 625-628; levy on butter and bulk cream, 629; functioning of the Butter Marketing Committee, 630-633; veterinary research, 634-646; standard of agricultural education in private agricultural colleges, 647-650; accommodation in agricultural colleges, 651; scholarships in agriculture, 652-654; wages of staffs, 655-660; training stations for inspectors in horticulture, 661; provision for improvement of milk production, 662-4; provision for improvement of live-stock, 665; lime grants, 666-668; valuation on lime-kilns in congested districts, 669-671; special agricultural schemes in N.W. Cavan, 672; grant for development of manufacture of milk powder, 673-675; assistant keeper at Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, 676-684; fees for reports on agricultural conditions, 685; scheme of loans for purchase of heifers and agricultural implements, 686-689; agricultural production-consultative council, 690; temporary scheme in connection with farm improvements, 691-693; temporary instructors for allotments, 694-698; bonus on flax-growing, 699-701; extra-statutory repayments of levy from the Dairy Produce (Price Stabilisation) Fund, Minute of the Minister for Finance, Appendix II, Report par. 2.
Agricultural Produce Subsidies—subsidy on export of non-creamery butter, 729-735; subsidy on export of seed potatoes, 736-737.
Almond, Mr. C. S.—See Finance, Department of.
Appendices, List of—page 144.
Appropriation Accounts (1940-1941)—comparison of Audited Expenditure with Exchequer Issues and General Abstract of, Appendix I.
Appropriation Accounts (1941-1942)—special subheads opened with the consent of the Department of Finance, Appendix III.
Army—special subhead for “Balances Irrecoverable,” 909; custody and control of medical stores, 904-944, 1021-1022, Appendix XV and Report par. 9; deficiencies in Barrack Service Stores, 945-972, Report pars. 10 and 11; rate of charge for transport by Army vehicles of turf for civilian population, 973-978; savings in provisions accumulated through week-end leave, 979-982, Report par. 12; disposal of kits of men granted indefinite leave, 984-993, Report par. 13; loan of equipment for manufacture of grenade casings, 994-999; cost of steel bodies for armoured cars, 1000-1002; contracts for construction of air-raid shelters placed by local authority, 1003-1013, Report par. 14; inspection of equipment lent to local authorities, 1014-1017; loans to local authorities of fire-lighting equipment, 1018-1020; defective fuse containers in mine casings, 1023-1026, Report par. 15; calibration of petrol storage tanks, 1027-1039; powers of search of military police, 1040-1051; proceedings arising out of termination of contracts before expiry of the time, 1055-1069; contract for provision of hutting accommodation placed without tenders, 1070-1079, Report, par. 16; responsibility for loss of military stores by fire, 1080-1092; contracts by Commanding Officers, 1093-1095; purchase of soldiers’ boxes, 1096-1100, Report, par. 17; deficiency of denim uniforms issued to the Local Defence Force, 1101-1104; stock-taking of Local Defence stores, 1105-1108; exchange of serge for denim uniforms, 1109-1116; losses arising from cash losses and from deficiences of stores written off, 1117-1138; Mess accounts, 1138; procedure in checking stores, 1139-1148 (see also 945-972); sale of surplus stores to Aer Lingus Teoranta, 1149-1150.
Army Pensions—determination of amount of pension, on retirement, of an officer below rank of Lieutenant, 1151-1154; hospital treatment for men discharged from the Army, 1155-1169.
Carey, Mr. W. D.—Office of the Revenue Commissioners, 738-783; Old Age Pensions, 784-792; Compensation Bounties, 793-805.
Commissions and Special Inquiries—abandonment of publication of a historical work, 451-455, and Report, par. 5.
Committee of Public Accounts—election of chairman, pp. 1 and 66; privileges of, pp. 9-10; proceedings of, p. i; power of check of “stores,” Evidence, pp. 106-108; attendance of members, Appendix XVII.
Compensation Bounties—payment of bounty to compensate for the difference between duty-free price of home-grown sugar and of imported sugar in relation to the Estimate and the Emergency Powers Order, 793-802, Report, par. 7; bounties on home-grown manufactured tobacco, 803-805.
Comptroller and Auditor General—grants in connection with the provision of Home Assistance in certain cases, 6-27, and Report, par. 3; annual revenue account in respect of housing schemes, 36-47; fees for verification and stamping of taximeters, 83-92, and, Report, par. 4; compensation arising out of claims for insurance of workmen, 106-107; settlement of claim for reinstatement of premises temporarily rented for use as a factory, 118-125; payment of rents due to Board of Works, 126; St. Andrew Street site for new Branch Post Office, 154-161; nothing exceptional in the number of cases of losses by default in the Post Office, 162; purchase of P.O. supplies, 163-164; supervision over telephone collections, 168-171; Erasmus Smith Endowment, 223-225; New York World Fair Suspense Account, 266-268; records of supplies at Shannon airport, 300-302; missing vouchers of the Department of Industry and Commerce, 307; copies of Emergency Orders authorising expenditure of money, 320-328; losses on the Oireachtas Restaurant, 437-442; costs of scrapping work done for Irish Manuscripts Commission, 451-454, and Report, par. 5; agency payments in respect of Compensation Allowances, 457; accounts of Irish Shipping, Limited, 489-491; procedure in connection with contracts for accommodation of workers onturf production, 496; expenditure before 26 August, 1940, for damage to property (Neutrality) Compensation, 518-520; Personal Injuries (Civilians) Compensation expenditure for the year, 527; grants to County Committees of Agriculture, 542-546; storage charges on creamery butter outside scope of ordinary scheme, 548-556; continuance of subsidy on cheese after stipulated level reached, 557-572; writing-off value of stores used in connection with the suppression of Foot and Mouth Disease, 586-590; flax-seed guarantee, 591 592; Cereals Distribution Committee, 593; surplus arising from compulsory tillage and compulsory conacre lettings carried through by State, 594-613, and Appendix XI; export of cooked meat, 625-628; fishing loans and remissions, 709; subsidy on export of non-creamery butter, 729-735; extra statutory repayments of Customs and Excise Duties, 739; bounty paid on home-grown sugar under Emergency Powers Order, 793-802, and Report, par. 7; adjustment of wheat prices, 806-894, and Report, par. 8; subsidy on batch bread, 895-903; supervision and cancellation of stamps on forms of application for licences, 904-908; medical store control, generally, and consumption of drugs and dressings at a General Military Hospital, 910-920, 1021-1022 and Report, par. 9; stocktaking of Barrack Service stores, 945-972, and Report, pars 10 and 11; comparative misappropriation of Army stores in Eire and elsewhere, 970-971; rate of charge for transport by Army vehicles of turf for civilian population, 973-978; savings in provisions accumulated through week-end leave, 979-982, and Report, par. 12; disposal of kits of men granted indefinite leave, 984-992, and Report, par. 13; loan of equipment for manufacture of grenade casings, 994-999; increase in cost of steel bodies for armoured cars, 1000-1002; grants to local authority for construction of air-raid shelters, 1003-1013, and Report, par. 14; inspection of equipment lent to local authorities, 1014-1017; loans to local authorities of fire-fighting equipment, 1018-1020; defective fuse containers in mine casings, 1023-1026, and Report, par. 15; calibration of petrol storage tanks, 1027-1039; tenders for wooden huts to accommodate troops, 1052-1054; proceedings arising out of termination of contract before expiry of the time 1055-1069; contract for provision of hutting accommodation without tenders, 1070-1079, and Report, par. 16; responsibility for loss of military stores by fire, 1080-1092; purchase of soldiers’ boxes, 1096-1100, and Report par. 17; deficiency of denim uniforms issued to the Local Defence Force, 1101-1104; stocktaking of Local Defence Stores, 1105-1108; exchange of serge for denim uniforms, 1109-1116; losses arising from cash losses and from deficiencies of stores written off, 1117-1138; determination of amount of pension, on retirement, of an officer below rank of Lieutenant, 1151-1154.
Connolly, Mr. J.—Office of Public Works, 106-117; Public Works and Buildings, 118-147; Haulbowline Dockyard, 148-153.
Contingency Fund, Repayments to—over-estimation, 532-539.
Creameries, Purchase of—See Agriculture.
Damage to Property (Neutrality) Compensation—compensation for injuries to property from foreign aircraft, 518-526.
Deegan, Mr. M.—Lands, 366-397; Forestry, 398-412; Gaeltacht Services, 412a-433.
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies—new form of contract for lecturers of, 259-265, and Appendix VII.
Education, Office of the Minister for—Irish Vocabularies, 203; Registration Council Fund, 204 (See also under Education, Secondary.)
Education, Primary—Preparatory College accounts, 205-206; temporary closing of Drumcondra Training College, 207-209; Colleges providing courses in Irish for Primary Teachers, 210; capitation and other grants where industrial school children are included on the rolls of national schools, 211; provision of schools and teachers on islands, 212-218; playing space for children in connection with school, 219-222.
Education, Secondary—The Abbey School, Tipperary, 223-227; financing of Éigse, 228; Registration Council Fund, 230-235.
Employment Schemes—Clonsast Labour Camp, 470-473.
Estimates, proposed charges in form of—Appendix XVI.
Export Subsidies—Export Subsidies on Cheese and Dried Milk Powder, Minute of the Minister for Finance, Appendix II, Report, par. 1.
External Affairs—permits for emigration, 355-362.
Ferguson, Mr. R. C.—Industry and Commerce, 266-290; Transport and Meteorological Services, 291-317; Marine Service, 318-335; Repayment of Trade Loan Advances, 336-349; Food Allowances, 350-354.
Finance, Department of—Marlborough House and a clinic for delinquent children, 256-258; New York World Fair, recovery of balance, 266-268; losses in respect of sacks, 281-286; Emergency Orders authorising expenditure of money and the Comptroller and Auditor-General, 320-328; Peat Fuel Co., Ltd., trade loan, 336-349; storage charges on butter outside the normal, 548-556; continuance of subsidy on cheese after stipulated level reached, 557-572; payments made to The Dublin Emergency Meat Supply Committee, 574-586; subsidy on export of non-creamery butter, 729-735; Emergency Powers Order in relation to Estimate of bounty payable on home-grown sugar, 793-802, and Report, par. 7; taking on charge of medical stores and issues therefrom, 910-920, Appendix XV, and Report, pars. 9 and 11; stock-taking and audit in the stores of Command chemists, 933-944; rate of charge for transport by Army vehicles of turf for civilian population, 973-978; disposal of kits of men granted indefinite leave, 984-993, and Report, par. 13; loan of equipment for manufacture of grenade casings, 994-999; grants to local authority for construction of air-raid shelters, 1003-1013, and Report, par. 14; calibration of petrol storage tanks, 1027-1030; proceedings arising out of termination of contract before expiry of the time, 1055-1069; contract for provision of hutting accommodation without tenders, 1070-1077, and Report, par. 16; responsibility for damage by fire to premises occupied by military, 1087-1088; purchase of soldiers’ boxes, 1096-1100, and Report, par 17; losses arising from cash losses and from deficiencies of stores written off, 1117-1138.
Finance, Minister for—Minute on the Report, dated 17th July, 1942 of the Committee of Public Accounts, Appendix II.
Fisheries—Advances for boats and gear, 702; salmon export licensees, 704-708; fishery loans and remissions, 709-712; Steam trawlers special insurance, 713-714; Boards of Conservators, 715; ex-gratia payments to owners of River Erne (Tidal Waters) fishery, 716-718; Fisheries Association and developing of markets, 719-728.
Fitzgerald, L. M.—See Finance, Department of.
Food Allowances—issuing of vouchers, 350-354.
Forestry—disposal of timber, 398-401; planting, 402-412.
Gaeltacht Services—industrial loans, 412a; Belmullet factory, 413-414; materials for toy factory, 421; spinning mill, 416; kelp industry, 422-433.
Gárda Síochána—fees for verification and stamping of taximeters, 83-92, and Report, par. 4; distinction between “locomotion” and “transport,” 93.
General Register Office—sum for cost of telegraphic verification of particulars of birth in connection with travel permits irrecoverable, 73-77.
Haulbowline Dockyard—leasing of the dockyard, 148-150; sale of stores, 151-153.
Hogan, Mr. G. P. S.—See Finance, Department of.
Hurson, Mr. J.—National Health Insurance, 1-5; Local Government and Public Health, 6-72; General Register Office, 73-77.
Industry and Commerce—New York World Fair, recovery of balance, 266-268; repayment of loans in connection with mineral development, 269-274; Turf Development Board, 275-276; reports on steel production, 277; contribution to I.L.O., 278-279; Prices Commission, 280; losses in respect of sacks, 281-286; Emergency Research Bureau, 287-288; special research work, 289; research grants to students, 290.
Irish Tourist Board—development works, 474-477; registration of hotels, 478-480.
Justice, Office of the Minister for—Receipts from travel permits or documents of identity, 80-82.
Lands—apportionment of expenditure in connection with migrants’ holdings, 366-379; cost of settlement, 380-382; unsatisfactory migrants, 383-385; determining of tenancies, 386-397.
Law Charges—fees for assigned counsel, 463-467.
League of Nations—national contribution, 363-365.
Leydon, Mr. John—Office of the Minister for Supplies, 806-908.
Local Government and Public Health—grants in connection with the provision of Home Assistance in certain cases, 6-27, Report, par. 3; assistance in kind to recipients of Home Assistance, 29-33; care of State property on loan to Dublin Corporation, 35; annual revenue account in respect of housing schemes, 36-47; completion of audits of motor tax accounts, 48-50; child welfare schemes, 53; grants for supply of milk to necessitous school children, 54-60; training of native Irish speakers in hospital nursing, 61-71 and Appendix IV; free beef scheme disposed of, 72.
McElligott, Mr. C. C.—Ordnance Survey, 104-105.
McElligott, Mr. J. J.—Houses of the Oireachtas, 434-442; Department of the Taoiseach, 443-445; Property Losses Compensation, 446-450; Commissions and Special Inquiries, 451-455; Superannuation and Retired Allowances, 456-458; Miscellaneous Expenses, 459-462; Law Charges, 463-467; Quit Rent Office, 468-469; Employment Schemes, 470-473; Irish Tourist Board, 474-480; Shipping, 481-492; Special Emergency Schemes, 493-517; Damage to Property (Neutrality) Compensation, 518-526; Personal Injuries (Civilians) Compensation, 527-531; Repayments to Contingency Fund, 532-539.
MacMahon Lieutenant-General P.—Army, 909-1150; Army Pensions, 1151-1169.
Maher, Mr. J.—See Comptroller, and Auditor-General.
Marine Service—Compensation to crews of ships registered in Éire, 318-319; bringing of Emergency Orders authorising expenditure of money to notice of Comptroller and Auditor-General, 320-328; inquiry into shipping casualty, 330; coast life-saving service, 331-333; percentage to persons salvaging wreckage, 334-335.
Members of the Committee, Attendance of—Appendix XVII.
Minute of the Minister for Finance—See Finance, Minister for.
Miscellaneous Expenses—structural alterations in Abbey Theatre, 459-461; compensation for death or personal injuries, 462.
National Health Insurance—delay in filling vacancies, 1-3; savings in sickness, etc., benefits, 4-5.
Office of Public Works—See Public Works, Office of.
O’Hegarty, Mr. P. S.—Posts and Telegraphs, 154-188; Wireless Broadcasting, 188-202.
Oireachtas, Houses of the—Deputies receiving salaries, 434-435; losses on the Restaurant, 436-442.
Old Age Pensions—raising of subhead for “Sums Irrecoverable,” 784-789; cash recoveries, 790-792.
O’Neill, Mr. Seosamh—Office of the Minister for Education, 203-204; Primary Education, 205-222; Secondary Education, 223-235; Science and Art, 236-250; Reformatory and Industrial Schools, 251-258; Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 259-265.
Ordnance Survey—photographic equipment, 104; sale of maps, 105.
Over-estimation—effects of, 532-539.
Personal Injuries (Civilians) Compensation—expenditure, 527-531.
Posts and Telegraphs—St. Andrew Street site for new branch Post Office, 154-161, and Appendix VI (See also under Public Works and Buildings); purchase of supplies, 163-167; supervision over telephone collections 168-171; employees of burnt-out Post Office Factory, 172-177; carriage by ship of mails proposed to be sent by transatlantic air-mail, 178-182; installation of new telephones, 183-185; delays in connection with ’phone calls, 186-188.
Prisons—maintenance of criminal lunatics in District Mental Hospitals, 95-96; contributions to discharged prisoners’ aid societies, 97-98 and Appendix V; produce of farms and gardens, 99-101.
Privileges of the Committee—See Evidence, pp. 9 and 10.
Property Losses Compensation—lapsing of Vote, 446-450.
Public Works and Buildings—settlement of claim for reinstatement of premises temporarily rented for use as a factory, 118-125, (see also Gaeltacht Services); survey of buildings, 127-131; St. Andrew Street site, 132-133 (see also Posts and Telegraphs); contribution to Barrow drainage, 134-135; small expenditure on maintenance of machinery associated with arterial drainage, 136; hydrometric surveys, 137-143; admission tickets to Parks, 143; Bourn Vincent Memorial Park railings, 144-147.
Public Works, Office of—Insurance of workmen, 108-114; amounts recovered as administrative expenses in connection with Employment Schemes, 115-117; Special Employment Schemes Office, 116-117.
Quit Rent Office—transfer of functions, 468-469; no separate Estimate in 1943-44 volume of Estimates, Appendix XVI.
Reformatory and Industrial Schools—Daingean premises, 251-253; abolition of place of detention for children, 254-258.
Repayment of Trade Loans Advances—Peat Fuel Co., Ltd., 336-349.
Report of the Committee—page iv.
Revenue Commissioners, Office of—extra statutory repayments of Customs Duties, 739-748, and Appendix XII; remissions of revenue, 749-756; frontier patrols, 757-759; sum for Compensation against e.g. accidents, 760-762; estimating proceeds of Customs sales, 764-770; charges for administering widows’ and orphans’ pensions, 771-775; compensation for the loss of services of officials injured in accidents, 776-783 and Appendix XIII.
Roche, Mr. S. A.—Office of the Minister for Justice, 80-82; Gárda Síochána, 83-93; Prisons, 94-101; Supereme Court and High Court of Justice, 102-103.
Science and Art—Glossary of words and phrases in use in a Gaeltacht area, 236-239; county histories, 240-241; editing of Irish publications, 242-250.
Shipping—remuneration of managing companies, 481-492.
Special Emergency Schemes—dropping of the Estimate for 1943-44, Appendix XVI; Turf Development Board Ltd., grants-in-aid, 493-495; schemes operated by Turf Development Board Ltd., 510-513; contracts for works connected with turf production, 496-499; loans for turf production to Guilds of Muinntir na Tíre, 500-503, Appendix IX, and Report, par. 6; farm improvements scheme, 504-507, 514-516; seed distribution scheme, 508; lime distribution, 509, 517.
Stationery and Printing—sale of old typewriters, 78; stocks generally, 79.
Superannuation and Retired Allowances—agency payments in respect of Compensation Allowances, 456-458.
Supplies, Office of the Minister for—Flour and wheatenmeal subsidies, 806-894, Report, par. 8; cost of flour to consumer, 845, Appendix XIV; subsidy on batch bread, 895-903; supervision and cancellation of stamps on forms of application for licences, 904-908.
Supreme Court and High Court of Justice—certain expenses in connection with Wards of Court, 102; stenography, 103.
Taoiseach, Department of the—allowance to the Taoiseach for motor car, 443-445.
Transport and Meteorological Services—subsidy in respect of Air Services, 291-299; records of supplies of Shannon airport to be kept in Dublin, 300-302; permanent records of lands, etc., and rentals, 303-306; missing vouchers, 307; Aer Lingus Teoranta and the Dublin Airport, 309-315; Rosse Fund, 316-317, and Appendix VIII.
Twomey, Mr. D.—Agriculture, 540-701; Fisheries, 702-728; Agricultural, Produce Subsidies, 729-737.
Walshe, Mr. J. P.—External Affairs, 355-362; League of Nations, 363-365.
Whelehan, Mr. J. B.—Stationery and Printing, 78-79.
Wireless Broadcasting—unexpended surplus owing to closing down of shortwave station, 188a-194; customs duty on gramophone records provided free to broadcasting stations, 195-200; programme hours, 201-202.
Witnesses, List of—page xxii.