HC Deb 05 December 1944 vol 406 cc332-3
15. Mr. Alexander Walkden

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs how many German and Japanese subjects, respectively, are now resident in Eire.

The Under-Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs (Mr. Emrys-Evans)

According to figures supplied by the Eire authorities, the information is as follows: The official staff of the German Legation is composed of six persons, together with three typists. The total number of Germans registered under the Eire Aliens Order is 284, of whom 136 are refugees. In addition, there are 223 Germans who are interned. The figure as regards Japanese is three persons, all of whom are connected with the Japanese Consulate.