§ MR. SLOAN (Belfast, S.)
To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland if he will state the number of officers, head constables, sergeants, and men of the Royal Irish Constabulary stationed in the City of Belfast, and to what particular denomination do they separately belong.
(Answered by Mr. Wyndham.) The religious distribution of the force in Belfast on the 31st December was as follows:——
§ (Answered by Mr. Wyndham.) One district inspector, two head constables, two sergeants, three acting sergeants, and twenty-six constables. The district inspector and five constables are Episcopalians, two constables Presbyterians, and the remainder are Roman Catholics.