§ MR. EUGENE WASON (Clackmannan and Kinross)
I beg to ask Mr. Attorney-General whether his attention has been called to the observations of Mr. Justice Gorell Barnes on the question of divorce in England; and whether he will be prepared to consider the propriety of bringing the Divorce Law of England into conformity with that of Scotland and other civilised countries.
§ SIR W. ROBSON
I believe my hon. and learned friend the Attorney-General is aware of the observations referred to in the Question. I do not think that either he or I is entitled in the present state of public business to say that the Government are likely to introduce any legislation on the subject.
§ MR. WILLIAM REDMOND
With regard to the last sentence in the Question will the hon. and learned Gentleman and the House bear in mind that the most civilised country in the world, Ireland, has no divorce law.
§ MR. EUGENE WASON
said the words at the end of his Question were not his but those of the learned Judge.