HC Deb 21 May 1924 vol 173 c2234W
Lieut. - Commander KENWORTHY

asked the Secretary of State for War why troops of His Majesty's Army, such as the Highland Light Infantry, have been sent to such places as Ballykinlar, in Northern Ireland; and whether these troops have received instructions as to their conduct in the event of trouble on the disputed boundary between Northern Ireland and the Irish Free State?


Troops are stationed at Ballykinlar in order to make use of accommodation which is available there and not elsewhere in Northern Ireland. Two battalions have been quartered at Ballykinlar for some time. As regards the last part of the question, I see no reason to supplement the Regulations and other standing instructions which are already in the hands of the general officer commanding.