HC Deb 22 July 1907 vol 178 cc1169-70
MR. STARKEY (Nottinghamshire, Newark)

I beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many members of the Metropolitan Police Force are now proficient in Yiddish; and † See(4) Debates, clxxviii,535 how many of them are now studying that language.


Fifteen men are reported to be tolerably proficient, and twenty-five others to be studying.