HC Deb 20 December 1916 vol 88 cc1453-4
61. Mr. KING

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department the name of the commandant of the Islington internment camp; whether the present commandant has held office since the inception of this camp; and how many aliens, distinguishing enemy and friendly aliens, and how many British subjects are now interned there?


The answers to the several parts of this question are: (1) Sir Frederick Loch Halliday, C.S.I. CLE.; (2) Yes; (3) Some 700 alien enemies are interned in this camp as prisoners of war; thirty-nine British subjects and seven alien friends are interned there under the Defence of the Realm Regulations.