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Mormons

Volume 155: debated on Wednesday 28 June 1922

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asked the Home Secretary whether he has received any report as to the tarring and feathering of three Mormons; whether any arrests have taken place; and, if not, whether any steps are being taken to put a stop to the recurrence of such incidents?

I have not received any report as to such an incident. The police are ordinarily able to prevent the occurrence of such outrages in this country, but no police system could preclude altogether the possibility of their occurrence.

Does that answer mean that the police are not going to do all they can to protect all persons in this country, even if they are Mormons?