HC Deb 18 February 1918 vol 103 c494W
Sir J. D. REES

asked the Home Secretary whether the gentleman known as Mr. E. D. Morel or as Mr. Morel de Ville, or however otherwise designated, has been released from imprisonment under the Defence of the Realm Act; whether he was, prior to the War, a professional promoter of ill-will between England and Belgium and a notorious atrocity-monger; if so, whether he will now be interned; and, if not, why this course is not to be adopted?


This man has been released from prison, having served the sentence passed on him. I must not be understood to agree with the hon. Member's view as to Mr. Morel's activities before the War, but in any case they would not justify me in now making an Order for his internment.