HC Deb 16 March 1922 vol 151 c2392W

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether his attention has been called to a report in the Press of 18th February as to the holding of a republican court in Dublin, presided over by Mr. J. Creed Meredith; whether Mr. Meredith is a King's Counsel; whether he will make representations to the Provisional Government on the matter of the holding of these republican courts; and whether he can take any steps to prevent a King's Counsel from presiding over such courts?


The reply to the first two parts of the question is in the affirmative, and to the fourth part in the negative. In reply to the third part, I would refer the hon. and gallant Member to the reply which I gave him on the 9th instant.