Travel Permits (Northern Ireland).

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence. – in the House of Commons on 4th June 1942.

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Photo of Reverend Dr James Little Reverend Dr James Little , Down

asked the Home Secretary whether he will review the whole position regarding the granting of travel permits to Northern Ireland people in Britain to visit their friends at regular intervals, with a view to the removal of vexatious restrictions which are causing inconvenience to many people?

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

The whole question is reviewed periodically, but I regret that I cannot at the present time add anything to what I said in reply to my hon. Friend's Question on 14th May last.

Photo of Reverend Dr James Little Reverend Dr James Little , Down

If I put before my right hon. Friend some of these very vexatious restrictions, will he give them his careful consideration with a view to their removal? They are intolerable at the moment in some cases.

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

I will certainly give consideration to any representations which my hon. Friend may make to me.