HC Deb 30 October 1919 vol 120 cc897-8W

asked the Secretary of State for War (1) at what figure the County Court Judge has assessed the damage done by the military during their recent riotous outbreak in Fermoy, county Cork; whether any of the officers or men concerned have been court-martialled, and, if so, with what result; if no court-martial had been held, why none has been held; and whether the local ratepayers are to be compelled to pay compensation for the damage done by the military;

(2) whether the ratepayers of Fermoy, county Cork, have been mulcted in large sums as compensation for the damage done during the recent riotous outbreak by the military stationed at Fermoy; and whether, as the damage was done by the soldiers, the cost of repairing the damage will be undertaken by the War Office?


I have called for a report on the points raised in these questions, and I will communicate with th3 hon. Member as soon as I am in a position to give him the desired information.