HC Deb 10 March 1902 vol 104 cc868-9
MR. LOUGH (Islington, W.)

I beg to ask the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that Mr. Matthew du Plessis, the Cape Member of Parliament for Craddock, and Mr. Rademeyr, the Member for Humansdorp, both being British subjects, were upwards of six months ago compulsorily sent from their homes in the Colony to Port Alfred without any charge having been made against them, and that they are still detained there untried; how long is it intended to detain these gentlemen in exile; and what is the public exigency for such treatment of them.


No information has been received on these matters.


Will the right hon. Gentleman make inquiry?


I am afraid it would be impossible for me to do that.