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Volume 221: debated on Thursday 30 July 1874

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asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland, If he will explain why the Cesspayers of the county of Wexford are charged with the cost of an extra police force, no such extra force being employed, and the county being, as stated by the learned judge who presided at the recent assizes, in a most peaceful state and a credit to the country?

, in reply, said, he believed that there were five extra policemen in the county of Wexford. If the magistrates in the ordinary way wished the withdrawal of this extra force, Government would have no objection to such a step.