HC Deb 07 June 1921 vol 142 cc1704-5W

asked the Home Secretary what precautions are now taken to prevent assassins, agitators, and other undesirables from Southern Ireland entering this country; and whether he will introduce legislation extending the provisions of the Aliens Act to immigrants from that country?


The application of the Aliens Act machinery to all immigrants from Ireland would, in my opinion, be impracticable; but special steps are taken to discover assassins and other undesirables coming from Ireland to this country, and there are powers for dealing with them if they are detected.

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