§ Mr. GINNELL
asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland, how many men have left the Irish Constabulary Force since the 1st January last; and if he is now able to fix a definite date for the introduction of the promised Bill relating to that force.654W
§ Mr. BIRRELL
The number of men who left the Royal Irish Constabulary during the period 1st January to 30th June last is as follows:—Pensioned, 122; Discharged on gratuity, 9; Resigned, 126; Dismissed or discharged for misconduct, 11. I hope to introduce the Bill at the earliest possible opportunity.