Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland. – in the House of Commons on 16th February 1922.

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Is it not a fact that Finland was recogised de jure by some of the Powers long before it was recognised by some of the other Powers? There has been no uniformity in the Practice. May I ask, further, whether, in view of the peculiar circumstances of Lithuania, the Government will not consider the advisability of recognising that State de jure immediately?