Northern Ireland (Armed Raids from Eire)

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence – in the House of Commons on 1st October 1942.

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

asked the Home Secretary whether he will take immediate steps to prevent persons in Eire who are hostile to the State from crossing the border into Northern Ireland either to make raids or to settle in Northern Ireland?

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply given yesterday by the Prime Minister to the hon. and gallant Member for Londonderry (Sir R. Ross).

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

Is my right hon. Friend aware that this week there was before the court in Belfast a man who had failed to produce an identity card, who said that he had walked from Dublin to Belfast without hindrance, and that——

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

I beg to give notice that I shall raise this matter on the Adjournment at an early opportunity.