§ MR. REDDY (King's County, Birr)
To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland whether he will reconsider the need of granting independent inquiry into the case of the Catholics employed in the Veterinary Branch of the Agricultural Department, so that they may be afforded the opportunity of submitting evidence, documentary and otherwise, as to their treatment.
(Answered by Mr. Walter Long.) I have repeatedly stated that no further inquiry will be granted. The suggestion that the question of religion enters into the treatment of officials is wholly unfounded.