Dublin Fighting (Capture of Arms).

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland. – in the House of Commons on 10th July 1922.

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Photo of Viscount  Curzon Viscount Curzon , Battersea South


asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether among the arms captured by the Free State forces in the Dublin fighting there are any of the weapons handed over to the Provisional Government by the British Government?

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Dundee

The arms handed over to the Provisional Government by His Majesty's Government have been used, and are being used effectively, in suppressing the revolt. I cannot tell whether odd weapons have, here and there, been captured and used by the insurgents. I do not intend to ask for a detailed inquiry.