Revolutionaries (Police Action).

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia. – in the House of Commons on 11th May 1922.

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Photo of Colonel Charles Yate Colonel Charles Yate , Melton

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people are known to be working for revolution in this country; how many of these have been arrested, convicted, or deported since November last; and what steps are to be taken with those still at large?

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

It is undesirable that I should indicate the figures referred to in the first part of the question, but a number of persons of revolutionary tendencies have, during the last six months, been convicted or bound over to keep the peace in connection with disturbances or incitements to violence, and I am sure that the proper authorities are alive to the necessity of watching such persons and dealing with infractions of the law.

Photo of Colonel Charles Yate Colonel Charles Yate , Melton

Who are the proper authorities?