Oral Answers to Questions — Treatment of Children, Hong Kong.

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 7th March 1922.

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Photo of Mr Thomas Griffiths Mr Thomas Griffiths , Pontypool

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will make an investigation as to whether, under the mui tsai system of Hong Kong, the mui tsai girls of any household do, upon the death of the owner, become the property of concubines in the household, and are disposed of by them for cash, with other elements in the estate of the deceased owner?