§ Mr. SANDYS
asked how many cases of firing into dwellings and firing at the person, respectively, were reported during the year 1911; and how many cases of similar outrages have so far been reported during the present year?
§ Mr. BIRRELL
The police authorities inform me that during the year 1911 there were forty-two cases of firing at the person and thirty-one of firing into dwellings. So far this year there have been seventeen cases of firing at the person and eleven of firing into dwellings.