HC Deb 24 April 1882 vol 268 cc1261-2

asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, If it is true that, on the 15th instant, the constable of Ballybrittas Station, in the Queen's County, accompanied by a sub-constable, visited the residence of Mr. Edmund Nolan, of Belin, and told him that— He had been ordered by the sub-inspector, Mr. Grene, of Maryborough, to call on him, Mr. Nolan, and ask what terms he had made with his landlord; and, if so, is it to be understood that for the future the police force in Ireland shall have added to their other duties the responsibility of collecting rents, and otherwise acting as land agents?


said, that the statement was not true, and that the police would not be employed in collecting rents.