Exit Permit (Member's Visit to Dublin).

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence. – in the House of Commons on 26th March 1942.

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Photo of Mr Irving Albery Mr Irving Albery , Gravesend

asked the Home Secretary, at the request of which Government Department was a visa issued to the hon. Member for West Leicester (Mr. Harold Nicolson) to visit Dublin on 16th March?

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

An exit permit for Eire was granted to the hon. Member for West Leicester on 3rd March, to enable him to accept an invitation to go to Dublin to deliver two lectures, one to the Law Society of University College, and the other to the Irish Institute of International Affairs. The application for an exit permit was supported by the Ministry of Information.

Photo of Mr Oliver Locker-Lampson Mr Oliver Locker-Lampson , Birmingham Handsworth

Is not the hon. Member a first-class propagandist, to be used as often as possible?

Photo of Sir Malcolm Robertson Sir Malcolm Robertson , Mitcham

Was the report of the speech in the Irish newspapers a correct report?

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

I understand that the Press reports were completely misleading, and that my hon. Friend did, in fact, deliver a most patriotic speech.