Oral Answers to Questions — Mesopotamia.

– in the House of Commons on 25th February 1919.

Alert me about debates like this

Firstly, animal institutes exist at Baghdad and Basra, and cases of cruelty to animalsare promptly taken up by political officers all over the country. Secondly, total number of animals sold in country not likely to exceed number of which country has been denuded. Thirdly, prices realised are very high, thus forming fair guarantee of goodtreatment. Fourthly, treatment of horses by Arabs is generally good.