§ SIR JULIAN GOLDSMID (St. Pancras, S.)
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, Whether his attention has been drawn to the numerous cases of assault and robbery by gangs of roughs from Lisson Grove, and other parts; and, whether he will see that steps are taken to put a stop to them?
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE (Mr. MATTHEWS) (Birmingham, E.)
I am informed by the Commissioner of Police that there have been three cases lately of disturbances in this locality. In all cases arrests have been made. Active steps will be taken by the police to put a stop to disturbances as far as possible.
§ SIR JULIAN GOLDSMID
asked, whether the right hon. Gentleman knew that a man had been attacked and robbed of his watch in Fitzroy Square in the middle of the afternoon?
§ MR. MATTHEWS
said, he had not heard of that case; but he did not con- 1839 sider Fitzroy Square as included in the area referred to by the Question on the Paper.