§ MR. JOHN ROCHE (Galway, E.)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he can say, approximately, how many of the†See (4) Debates, clxxi., 1648.220 1,218 crimes and 14,200 offences in Lincolnshire in 1905 were committed in the Brigg Division of that county; how many appear under each of the headings of serious crime; and if he will say how he proposes to deal with the condition of the Brigg Division.
§ MR. GLADSTONE
I have no figures in my possession showing the number of crimes and offences commuted in the Brigg Division apart from the rest of the county, and I have no reason to suppose that any action is required on my part with regard to the matter.
§ MR. MOORE (Armagh, N.)
And have there been any cases of juries refusing to convict in the face of the evidence?
§ MR. FLAVIN (Kerry, N.)
Have both crime and the population in the division increased since the last election?