HC Deb 31 May 1888 vol 326 cc746-7
MR. J. E. ELLIS (Nottingham, Rushcliffe)

asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Whether, immediately preceding the visit of the hon. Member for East Mayo (Mr. Dillon) to Newtownards at the end of April, the District Inspector and Head Constable of Police visited the proprietress of the Ulster Hotel, and urged her not to let the hall on her premises (in which the farmers of the district usually hold their meetings) for any meeting at which the hon. Member was to be present; and, whether, on the meeting of the farmers of the district addressed by the hon. Member being held elsewhere, constables were posted at the entrance to the room, and what was the object of this proceeding?


, in reply, said, that the District Inspector at Newtownards answered all the paragraphs of the Question in the negative.