HC Deb 01 April 1925 vol 182 cc1347-8W

asked the Secretary for Scotland whether, in view of the fact that one of the political prisoners sentenced in Northern Ireland and imprisoned in an English prison has applied for a writ of habeas corpus in order that the legality of these imprisonments may be tested, and that a rule nisi


The number of cows and heifers in milk or in calf, as returned by occupiers of agricultural holdings in Great Britain in June in each of the undermentioned years, was as follows:

was granted in his case by the Lord Chief Justice's Court on Monday, the prisoners, held under similar conditions in Soot-land, will be retained as at present until the legal issue has been decided?


I do not contemplate making any change in the position of these prisoners pending a decision of the legal question at issue.