HC Deb 16 December 1929 vol 233 cc967-8
60. Major ROSS

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether, in view of the fact that the film "Ireland's Rough-hewn Destiny" referred exclusively to the Irish Free State and not to Ireland as a whole, he will arrange for it to be shown at the Empire Marketing Board's lectures under some less misleading title?


I will bear the hon. Member's suggestion in mind in connection with any future arrangements that may he made for the display of this film under the Board's auspices.

of school age; and how many schools there are available at the present time?


As this reply contains a number of figures I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the reply:

Major ROSS

Cannot the hon. Gentleman give me the undertaking for which I ask? It is a very simple one.


I said the other day that this film was not the property of the Empire Marketing Board. I have said that I will bear the hon. and gallant Member's suggestion in mind, and that, if the facts stated in the question are correct the position will be made clear if the lecture should be given again.

Major ROSS

If the facts given in the film are found to be misleading, will the hon. Gentleman undertake not to exhibit the film under a misleading title?

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