HC Deb 27 April 1871 vol 205 c1779

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, Whether he has inquired into the circumstances connected, with the recent outrage upon Mr. William Murphy at Whitehaven; whether he has any information to communicate to the House; and, whether any steps are being taken for the prosecution of the perpetrators of the above outrage?


I have inquired, Sir, into the circumstances of the outrage, and I have specially asked to be informed what steps are being taken to discover and punish its authors; but I have not yet received a reply to my letter.