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Northern Ireland (British Troops)

Volume 155: debated on Tuesday 13 June 1922

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asked the Secretary of State for War what is the exact number of British troops now in Ulster; and whether all the demands of the Northern Irish Government for reinforcements have been fully met?

In reply to the first part of the question, the British troops now in Northern Ireland consist of 23 infantry battalions, with appropriate numbers of other arms. The reply to the second part of the question is in the affirmative.