Recruitment (Northern Ireland).

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 2nd April 1941.

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Photo of Mr John Tinker Mr John Tinker , Leigh

asked the Secretary of State for War whether the number who have joined the forces from Northern Ireland is in proportion to the numbers who are in the forces in this country according to the relative populations?

Photo of Mr Richard Law Mr Richard Law , Kingston upon Hull South West

I regret that the required information is not available.

Photo of Mr John Tinker Mr John Tinker , Leigh

Has the hon. Gentleman any idea as to whether Northern Ireland are giving their quota as promised when the Constitution was passed, because a number of Irishmen from Northern Ireland who are coming to this country are of military age and it is causing a lot of feeling?