HC Deb 17 April 1905 vol 145 cc314-5
MR. REDDY (King's County, Birr)

I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland whether he is aware that the county inspector and five district inspectors, Royal Irish Constabulary, at present stationed in King's County, are Protestants, and that the Catholic members of the force in that county are subjected to persecution because of their religion, particularly on the part of District Inspector Taylour; and what steps he proposes taking to remedy this grievance.


Yes, Sir; it happens that the officers referred to are Protestants, but I have ascertained from the Inspector-General that there is not †See (4) Debates, cxlii., 27. the smallest foundation for the suggestions in the Question.