Oral Answers to Questions — United States Troops, Northern Ireland (Eire Protest).

– in the House of Commons on 3rd March 1942.

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Photo of Professor Douglas Savory Professor Douglas Savory , Queen's University of Belfast

asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether he will give the text of the protest handed to him on 28th January by the High Commissioner for Eire against the landing of American troops in Northern Ireland?

Photo of Mr Clement Attlee Mr Clement Attlee , Stepney Limehouse

The text of the document to which my hon. Friend refers has already been published fully in the Press. I am, however, sending him a copy for his own information.

Photo of Professor Douglas Savory Professor Douglas Savory , Queen's University of Belfast

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the summary which appeared in the Press seemed to us so extraordinary that we could not believe it was authentic?