HC Deb 19 October 1920 vol 133 cc789-90

Mr. SPEAKER informed the House that he had received the following letter relating to the imprisonment of a. Member:—

"Headquarters, 6th Division,

Victoria Barracks,


27th August, 1920.


I HAVE the honour to report that, on the 16th day of August, 1920, Mr. Terence McSwceney, M.P. for Cork City, was tried by district court-martial at Cork for offences against Regulations 22A and 27 of the Defence of the Realm Regulations. The Court found the accused guilty of charges against the above-quoted regulations' and sentenced him to be imprisoned with hard labour for the term of two years. I confirmed the finding and sentence of the Court on the 16th day of August, 1920, and committed the prisoner, Terence McSwceney, to civil custody to undergo his sentence according to law.

I have the honour to be.


Your obedient Servant,



Commanding 6th Division.

The Right Honourable the Speaker,

House of Commons,

London, S.W.1."