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Suffragist Prisoner (Miss Grace Roe)

Volume 65: debated on Tuesday 21 July 1914

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asked the Home Secretary whether Miss Grace Roe is the only suffrage prisoner who has been refused release on bail pending trial, forcibly fed prior to trial, and not released after the period of hunger strike after which other prisoners are released; and what the reasons are for this exceptional treatment of her?

The answer is in the negative. There has been no exceptional treatment as suggested in the case of Miss Roe.

May I ask if this young lady has been subjected to forcible feeding previous to trial?