§ MR. SEXTON (Belfast, W.)
asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Whether the official record of what had been done under the Proclamations would be in the hands of hon. Members to-morrow?
§ THE CHIEF SECRETARY(Mr. A. J. BALFOUR) (Manchester, E.)
, in reply, said, that it would not be ready tomorrow; but the matter was being 198 hurried on as fast as possible. He believed, however, that the statement which he had made the other night was as clear as anything- that could be laid before the House. There could be no difficulty in interpreting the answer which he had given on Tuesday. It was difficult to extract exactly what had been done from the pages of The Gazette; but if the hon. Member would ask the Question to-morrow he would give him an answer.
§ MR. SEXTON
The right hon. Gentleman can, perhaps, clear up one point now. Am I correct in assuming that with the 32 counties and the counties of cities and towns, every inch of the soil of Ireland is now proclaimed under the Crimes Bill?
§ MR. A. J. BALFOUR
Yes, Sir. Under Sub-head C, Sub-section 8, Clause 2, every part of Ireland is proclaimed.