HC Deb 06 December 1920 vol 135 cc1713-4
29. Commander Viscount CURZON

asked the Prime Minister whether the operations of the forces in Ireland have received, or are receiving, the attention of the Imperial General Staff?


(the Financial Secretary, War Office): My right hon. Friend has asked me to reply. At the present time actual military operations in the true sense of the term are not in progress, the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief merely providing such assistance to the police as he is called upon to supply from time to time by the Irish Government. In these circumstances the functions of the Imperial General Staff arc limited to the consideration of the various requirements in personnel and material which the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief may demand.

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