HC Deb 30 April 1888 vol 325 c903
MR. PICKERSGILL (Bethnal Green, S.W.)

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, What has been, or is being, done with respect to the statement made by Mr. Montagu Williams at the Wandsworth Police Court on the 5th instant, in the case of "R. v. Baker," that— The conduct of the police from the highest to the lowest was eminently unsatisfactory, and must be inquired into?

MR. FIRTH (Dundee)

asked the right hon. Gentleman, whether he would consider the desirableness of giving a full inquiry into the position and action of the London police?


in reply, said, he was not aware of any ground for the inquiry which the hon. Member for Dundee suggested. With reference to the Question of the hon. Member for Bethnal Green, the case had been since the 8th instant in the hands of the Director General of Prosecutions, who was taking such steps in the matter as he considered proper and necessary Under the advice of counsel.