HC Deb 10 July 1913 vol 55 cc583-4
49. Mr. HUNT

asked the Prime Minister whether his attention has been called to a leaflet circulated in all parts of Dublin this week defining Home Rule as a bribe and urging all Irishmen to revenge themselves on England by refusing to join either the Army or Navy; whether the Government intend to allow these leaflets to continue to be circulated; and, if not, whether those responsible for their circulation will be prosecuted?


My attention has been directed to the leaflet. No evidence is forthcoming at present to connect any one with the printing or publication of the leaflet. If such evidence is obtained the Attorney-General will carefully consider the course to be taken to bring the offending parties to justice.


Is the right hon. Gentleman doing his best to find out who circulated the leaflet?


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