§ MR. SCHWANN (Manchester, N.)
asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Whether any new instructions have been issued during the last nine months to the Royal Irish Constabularly Forces, as to the prevention of any assembly of persons in the streets after the holding of trials in the various Court-houses in Ireland?
§ THE CHIEF SECRETARY (Mr. A. J. BALFOUR) (Manchester, E.)
The Inspector General of Constabulary reports that no new instructions of the nature indicated have been issued to the police. Two Circulars were issued to the Divisional Magistrates during the period named, pointing out Regulations to be observed for the preservation of the peace at public demonstrations, and for the prevention of improper demonstrations.