§ DR. TANNER (Cork Co., Mid)
asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, If it is the intention of the Government, during the Easter Recess, to continue the practice of placing Irish Parliamentary Repre- 497 sentatives, while visiting their constituencies, under police surveillance; and, whether it is his intention to order that a Constabulary embryonic stenographist shall attend every political meeting as heretofore?
THE CHIEF SECRETAEY (Mr. A. J. BALFOTTR) (Manchester, E.)
It is not the intention of the Government to give any special instructions either on the subject of police surveillance or reporting of the proceedings at public meetings.
§ DR. TANNER
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that, as a rule, when Irish Members address their constituents they are under police surveillance?