HC Deb 03 December 1936 vol 318 c1439
78. Sir A. WILSON

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air what, if any, restrictions and what regulations are in force regarding the acceptance of recruits from the Irish Free State or other of the Dominions?

The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for AIR (Sir Philip Sassoon)

Recruits from the Irish Free State or other Dominions who present themselves in the United Kingdom may be accepted without restriction under the ordinary regulations.


Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether conditions in the Irish Free State are still such that men like the late Admiral Somerville, who endeavour to obtain recruits for His Majesty's Forces, run the risk of being murdered and the murderers remaining unpunished?

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