Oral Answers to Questions — Durham Cathedral.

– in the House of Commons on 10th May 1922.

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Colonel NEWMAN:

87.

asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware that on the 30th ultimo a large body of men sought entrance to Durham Cathedral during divine service, and that, owing to their large numbers, they were unable to gain admittance, but went to St. James's Church, where they sang the Red Flag in spite of the remonstrance of the vicar; and what steps does he intend to take to prevent a further occurrence of such scenes?

Photo of Mr Edward Shortt Mr Edward Shortt , Newcastle upon Tyne West

Until I read the hon. and gallant Member's question, I had heard nothing of the incidents referred to. I am making inquiries.