HC Deb 21 March 1928 vol 215 cc373-4
45. Mr. W. THORNE

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if his attention has been called to the third-degree methods by Scotland Yard detectives in the case of the widow of Harry Pace, in the Forest of Dean; if he is aware that the woman in question was interrogated by these officers for 13 hours and left Coleford police station in a state of collapse; and if he intends taking any action in the matter?

The SECRETARY of STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT (Sir William Joynson-Hicks)

; I am not in a position to reply to-day and shall be glad if the hon. Member will postpone his question.