Palestine (Greek Church Property).

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland. – in the House of Commons on 14th February 1922.

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Photo of Lieutenant Alfred Raper Lieutenant Alfred Raper , Islington East

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what is the nature and location of the Greek Orthodox Church land and buildings recently sold in Palestine; what is the size of these lands in English acres and Turkish dounums; and whether or not these lands and buildings are wakf?

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Dundee

Full particulars of the transaction referred to by the hon. Member were published as an official communiqué which appeared in the London newspapers on 22nd December, 1921. I shall be happy to furnish a copy of this communiqué to the hon. Member, and if, after perusing it, there are any further points on which he may desire information, perhaps he will inform me so that I may make the necessary inquiries.

Photo of Lieutenant Alfred Raper Lieutenant Alfred Raper , Islington East

May I have a reply to the last part of my question?

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Dundee

I think it is covered by my general statement.