Lord Milner's Mission.

Oral Answers to Questions — Egypt. – in the House of Commons on 18th March 1920.

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Photo of Sir Charles Edwards Sir Charles Edwards , Bedwellty

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the scope of inquiry of the Milner Mission was enlarged in order to break down the boycott of it by Egyptians; and to what extent has the enlargement proved successful in this respect?

Photo of Mr Hamar Greenwood Mr Hamar Greenwood , Sunderland

The original terms of reference of Lord Milner's Mission have not been modified, but on the 29th December Lord Milner published a statement expressing the wish of the Mission to hear all views, and disclaiming any desire to restrict the area of discussion. Advantage was taken in many quarters of the opportunity thus offered.